Miraculously, over-night, the shabby wall had blossomed into thralling splendor.
He was no longer unknown; he had emerged, freed himself from the thralling oblivion of the mass.
In waking and sleeping hours Madeline Hammond could not release herself from the thralling memory of that tragedy.
Old English þræl "bondman, serf, slave," from Old Norse þræll "slave, servant," probably from Proto-Germanic *thrakhilaz, literally "runner," from root *threh- "to run" (cf. Old High German dregil "servant," properly "runner;" Old English þrægan, Gothic þragjan "to run").