We invaded to vanquish al Qaeda and deny it sanctuary on Afghan soil.
In an attempt to vanquish the monster, the superheroes step in and pummel him, knocking him to the ground.
But there is a strong resolve to vote despite the risk, a fierce determination to vanquish the Vandals.
Those threats will take perhaps decades to vanquish mainly through intelligence and policy work.
To be competitive here three years from now, Rand knows he needs to vanquish Ron's long shadow.
I guessed, however, by his irregular and intercepted breathing, that he struggled to vanquish an excess of violent emotion.
No one could be so discourteous or impolitic as to vanquish the king.
I cannot, nor do I desire to, vanquish the friendly obligation which help from you imposes on me.
There is not another instrument can be discovered, to disarm and vanquish the human mind.
Long ago, when I was a child, I set out to vanquish the world.
early 14c., from Old French venquis (past tense), and vencus (p.p.), from veintre "defeat," from Latin vincere "defeat" (see victor). Influenced in Middle English by Middle French vainquiss-, present stem of vainquir "conquer," from Old French vainkir, alteration of veintre. Related: Vanquished; vanquishing.