verb (used with object)
Origin of vanquish
Synonyms for vanquish
Examples from the Web for unvanquished
Historical Examples of unvanquished
The other, unvanquished but indignant, withdrew slowly, with every quill on end.The Backwoodsmen
Charles G. D. Roberts
Shall the grandson of a famous man, and the child of the unvanquished, be too weak to endure a slight gust of adversity?The Danish History, Books I-IX
Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
In their souls burnt an unquenchable fire, the fire of hope; they stirred it night and day with the song of the unvanquished.West Wind Drift
George Barr McCutcheon
Posthumus, our years glide fleetly away, nor can piety stay wrinkles and advancing age and unvanquished death.
All that remained for them was to meet their fate heroically and with an unvanquished spirit.Madame Roland, Makers of History
John S. C. Abbott
Word Origin for vanquish
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.