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OTHER WORDS FROM conquestpost·con·quest, adjectivere·con·quest, nounself-conquest, noun
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Their story, however, is no less significant, in part because it vividly portrays what Jackson calls “the complexities of ground-level responses to conquest” — the day-to-day, gut-wrenching decisions made by civilians under occupation.A lesbian couple who scattered ‘butterflies’ to undermine the Nazis|Karen Tucker|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
China is showing that domination no longer just comes in the form of territorial conquest, but can be enabled by new technologies and occur in cyberspace.Trump’s TikTok ban isn’t ‘tough on China’—it’s actually quite the opposite|jakemeth|September 9, 2020|Fortune
We’ve since slowed the speed of our planetary conquest, so much so that a demographic transition is taking place.How Rising Education for Women Is Shaping the Global Population - Facts So Romantic|Kiki Sanford|August 19, 2020|Nautilus
Before the 16thcentury, Spanish conquest, the Aztecs saw the skull as a symbol of rebirth.
Experts hypothesize the painting represents the “conquest dance,” a Christian conversion ritual still performed to this day.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The conquest—and the reaction to it—have given him an aura of invincibility that holy-warrior wannabes find quite thrilling.French Jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche Is the Shape of Terror to Come|Christopher Dickey|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This conquest has brought instability to unexpected parts of the region.
Nonviolent subjects were easier to rule and more likely to provide the revenue and manpower that would enable further conquest.
When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Ferdinand de Soto sailed from Havana with ten ships for the conquest of Florida.
Bonaparte with an immense armament sailed from Toulon for the conquest of Egypt.
Before leaving for France the Emperor had drawn up a cut and dried plan for the systematic conquest of the whole Peninsula.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison