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Pronounced: Slay-vish

The act of imposing rule or principle through the expression of fear based consequence.
Masta: If you don't pick that cotton boy I will whip you good.

Kunta: wow, that's really slavish of you sir.
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Boss: If you walk in here 1 minute past 8am, you will be terminated. Fired! No more paycheck!

Joe: Wow, that's kind of a slavish move on your part.

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19th Century Slave: They whip me and I gotta pick cotton, no I don't like it, but they give me food , shelter, and water for my family. If I resist they threaten to take away what I need to survive.

Guy from future: Wow, that slavish circumstance sounds awfully familiar to the slavish condtion in the twentieth centurty, just more diverse. Is that what they mean by equality?
by pawupclosedotcom June 08, 2009

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