|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (II) Intersocial Volition|
| Section I. General Intersocial Volition|
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|NOUN:||SUBJECTION; dependence, dependency; subordination; thrall, thralldom or thraldom, enthrallment or enthralment, subjugation, bondage, serfdom; feudalism, feudality; vassalage, villenage or villeinage, slavery, enslavement, involuntary servitude; conquest.|
SERVICE; servitude, servitorship; tendence, employ, tutelage, clientship; liability [See Liability]; constraint [See Restraint]; oppression (severity) [See Severity]; yoke (means of restraint) [See Prison]; submission [See Submission]; obedience [See Obedience].
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|VERB:||BE SUBJECT &c. adj.; be or lie at the mercy of; depend -, lean -, hang-upon; fall a prey to, fall under; play second fiddle.|
be a -mere machine, - puppet, - doormat, - football; not dare to say ones soul is his own; drag a chain.
serve [See Servant]; obey [See Obedience]; submit [See Submission].
SUBJUGATE, subject, tame, break in; master [See Success]; tread -down, - under foot; weigh down; drag at ones chariot wheel; reduce to -subjection, -slavery; enthrall or enthral, inthrall or inthral, bethrall, enslave, lead captive; take into custody (restrain) [See Restraint]; rule [See Authority]; drive into a corner, hold at the swords point; keep under; hold in -bondage, - leading strings, - swaddling clothes; have at ones -apron strings, - beck and call; have in ones pocket.
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|ADJECTIVE:||SUBJECT, dependent, subordinate; feudal, feudatory; in subjection to, servitorial [rare], under control; in leading strings, in harness; subjected, thrall [archaic]; servile, slavish [See Servant]; enslaved &c. v.; constrained [See Restraint]; downtrodden; overborne, overwhelmed; under the lash, on the hip, led by the nose, henpecked; the -puppet, - sport, - plaything- of; under ones -orders, - command, - thumb; used as a doormat, treated like dirt under ones feet; a slave to; at the mercy of; in the -power, - hands, - clutches- of; at the feet of; in ones pocket; tied to ones apron strings; at ones beck and call (obedient) [See Obedience]; liable [See Liability]; parasitical; stipendiary.|
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|ADVERB:||UNDER; under -orders, - the heel, - command; at ones orders; with no -mind, - will, - soul- of ones own.|
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- Slavesin a land of light and law.Whittier
- Base in kind, and born to be a slave.Cowper
- Subjection, but requird with gentle sway.Milton
- The parrot of other mens thinking.Emerson
- La Belle Dame sans Mercy Hath thee in thrall.Keats