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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enslave.

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Examples

  • For after all, to speak of the destruction of slavery, though itself an institution cruel to the enslaved, is only to state the blessing in a negative form.

    The Mission of Abraham Lincoln

  • Nor will it ever be forgotten how he humbled the pride of them that withstood him, and gathered to himself the confidence of the people, and submitted himself to the promptings of his conscience, and enraged Egypt's haughty aristocrats with his proposals and demands in behalf of the oppressed, and in the face of Egypt's armies led out the enslaved from the house of bondage, and saw the hosts of Israel's oppressors overwhelmed under

    The Assassinated President

  • Similarly, he'd rather leave me to my own devices than risk looking like some glassy-eyed "pursey" as they call enslaved, handbag-carrying males out here.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Dio Cassius can scarcely be mistaken when he says that Tyre and Sidon were "enslaved" -- i.e. deprived of freedom -- by Augustus, [14477] who must certainly have revoked the privilege originally granted by Pompey.

    History of Phoenicia

  • And like my ancestors of the African diaspora, the Irish were once enslaved, a.k.a.

    Irene Monroe: St. Patrick's Day Parades, Black Church Share History Of Being Anti-Gay

  • "Some feminists today debate whether women who dance around poles are liberated or enslaved, which is, to my mind (and to others), an updated version of the 1980s sex wars around which feminists of different stripes established their positions on porn," I tried.

    Deborah Siegel: Sex Wars Old and New

  • The marginal people, the oppressed, the enslaved are the ones who speak.

    16th Workers Federation Congress Closes

  • Justice found no effectual means at his disposal for coping with what he very aptly calls the enslaved condition of Londoners, assaulted, pillaged, and plundered; unable to sleep in their own houses, or to walk the streets, or to travel in safety.

    Henry Fielding: a Memoir

  • And the new Justice found no effectual means at his disposal for coping with what he very aptly calls the enslaved condition of Londoners, assaulted, pillaged, and plundered; unable to sleep in their own houses, or to walk the streets, or to travel in safety.

    Henry Fielding A Memoir

  • "The world!" cried Lady Delacour, with a tone of disdain: "how long has that word enslaved a soul formed for higher purposes!"

    Tales and Novels — Volume 03

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  • My adjectival use: 'The enslaved man planned to escape.'

    August 19, 2011