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It posited that microbes, not “miasma,” caused sickness and death, and that you could cure illnesses by vanquishing the offending microbe.When Evolution Is Infectious - Issue 90: Something Green|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
This time around, the Bolts made quick work of the Jackets in the first round, vanquishing their old foe in five games.The Dallas Stars Are Putting Their Regular-Season Shortcomings Behind Them|Terrence Doyle|September 21, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
But there is a strong resolve to vote despite the risk, a fierce determination to vanquish the Vandals.
In an attempt to vanquish the monster, the superheroes step in and pummel him, knocking him to the ground.The Rise of Superhero Therapy: Comic Books as Psychological Treatment|Alex Suskind|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be competitive here three years from now, Rand knows he needs to vanquish Ron's long shadow.
Visco says she believes the way to vanquish the disease is through science.
She is credited with helping to end the war and vanquish dictator Charles Taylor in 2003, opening the door for Sirleaf.A Nobel Smackdown in Liberia: Leymah Gbowee vs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf|Abigail Pesta|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To vanquish Prussia in this war we need the active aid or the sympathy of every Republican in the world.
There was a mechanical repugnance to the loss of life, which I could not vanquish.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
He had won the greatness he wanted most, he had acquired a distinction which could not but vanquish his own doubts and hers.At His Gates, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
Allow them to vanquish you once, and they will pursue their advantage to their lives end.Riding for Ladies|Mrs. Power O'Donoghue
But, Prince, we must vanquish when we come to die; and I will forget my self wholly, to think of nothing but of you.The Works of Aphra Behn|Aphra Behn