Origin of thrall
OTHER WORDS FROM thrallun·thralled, adjective
Words nearby thrall
How to use thrall in a sentence
With all those dead pine trees in thrall to wildfire, the Sierra, transmuted into ash, is right outside our door.
It is the process by which rock stars gain priest-like powers over massive congregations while putting the congregants into ever greater thrall.
Although the characters are in the thrall of big emotions — anger, desperation, repression and guilt — the words they use to articulate their feelings are fairly drab.‘Twelve Minutes’: Grueling repetition with an interesting payoff|Christopher Byrd|August 27, 2021|Washington Post
Now both are in thrall to a base that has been encouraged to reject the simplest defensive measures.How Trumpian politics stoke the coronavirus pandemic|Philip Bump|August 24, 2021|Washington Post
It’s a showdown that would have me in thrall even if the venue were some meaningless, late summer meet in Europe.
They are an elusive bunch, in motion or in the thrall of another time.
The sheikh is ready to flee if the Lebanese security forces, considered to be in thrall to Hezbollah, make a move to arrest him.The Sheikh Who Wants to Put the Hurt on Hezbollah in Lebanon|Jamie Dettmer|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most natives speak Russian as their first language, and are more in thrall to Russian culture than Ukrainian.
Nathan Thrall, from the International Crisis Group, is even more skeptical.
Thrall is right to imply that the Olmert-Abbas principles were a only start and there is no guarantee that starting is succeeding.
Then the Earl departed and a thrall of his named Kark bore him company.
Thereupon dug the thrall a large ditch in the sty & carried away the earth, and afterwards placed wood across it.
But bad fortune overtook Mr. Croker and the eighteen who then held him in partial thrall.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2|Various
Well had he said to himself that night in May: "La belle Dame sans mercy hath thee in thrall."Plashers Mead|Compton Mackenzie
The Teutonic race had a myth which explained the origin of the classes eorl, ceorl and thrall (earl, churl and slave).Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang