Recent Examples of enslave from the Web
The trauma of rupturing families lasted lifetimes for the enslaved—
The harsh conditions drove some of the enslaved to resist and, ultimately, escape.
In Mississippi in 1860, 49 percent of families owned at least one human being as property, and the enslaved accounted for 55 percent of the total population of that state.
According to Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996), the connected world would enslave us under maniacal demigods like Jobe.
Wired editor Joe Brown was briefly enslaved by a hideous gambling monster.
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First Known Use of enslave
ENSLAVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enslave for English Language Learners
: to make (someone) a slave
ENSLAVE Defined for Kids
Definition of enslave for Students
: to make a slave of
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