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slave driver

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a boss who assigns much work
  • the director is a real slave driver, but actors still clamor for the opportunity to work with him

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The first known use of slave driver was in 1792

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“Slave driver.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slave%20driver. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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