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yoke

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the state of being a slave
  • a people able at last to throw off the yoke and to embrace freedom

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yoke

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of yoke (Entry 2 of 2)

to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
  • yoked several ideas together to come up with a new theory

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“Yoke.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/yoke. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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