verb (used with object)
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Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon is taking over for Steve Mollenkopf, who vanquished a thousand foes and put the mobile chipmaker on a solid footing for at least a few years.T-Mobile wants to stir up ‘5G FOMO’ among mobile phone users|Aaron Pressman|February 5, 2021|Fortune
The season that was hardly guaranteed its conclusion was vanquished by perhaps the most decorated program of all time.Alabama’s Case As The Best College Football Team Ever|Josh Planos|January 12, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
The surprise of the unfamiliar can be hard to simulate in your own home, but Blair says there are loads of tricks you can try to help vanquish your routine thinking.Stuck at home? Trick your brain into treating a staycation like the real thing.|Eleanor Cummins|December 22, 2020|Popular Science
At the time, one of the candidates vanquished by Metzger agreed with that perspective, saying voters showed that they’d “rather have violence or the threat of violence” than other solutions to problems.Politics Report: Gloria Goes Business With New Team|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The goal for the positive rate is, in an ideal world, zero percent, since that would suggest that Covid-19 is vanquished entirely.
It was a gracious touch, a rhetorical olive branch to his vanquished foes.Didn't Obama Hear Oregon’s Warning Shot on Immigration?|Doug McIntyre|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the Roman orator Cicero felt that Calgacus and the peoples vanquished by Rome were missing a broader point.
But Carson did have competitors (Dick Cavett, Merv Griffin, Joan Rivers), and he vanquished them all.
Thanks to antibiotics, this category has largely been vanquished.
Now the reelected president, having vanquished Mitt Romney, is all but dictating terms on averting the fiscal cliff.Why the Fiscal Cliff Is Causing a Nervous Breakdown on the Right|Howard Kurtz|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His repeated coughing seemed a constant warning that at any moment he might be vanquished in the struggle for becoming silence.
My head swam beneath his blows, and I released my almost vanquished enemy to face the new foe with upraised fists.
Even her firm and resigned spirit was for a moment vanquished by this cruel blow.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
But they deemed she had vanquished the English by the Devil's aid, by means of spells and enchantments.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
Roger forced his way in once, only to be vanquished by the traditional weapons of weakness, pallor, and silence.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward