verb (used with object)
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Origin of vanquish
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Example sentences from the Web for vanquish
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 Carson did have competitors (Dick Cavett, Merv Griffin, Joan Rivers), and he vanquished them all.
Thanks to antibiotics, this category has largely been vanquished.
Obama announced that he plans to meet soon with his vanquished enemy to seek common ground, and the crowd cheered.
Obama also vanquished prejudice, winner-take-all economics, and attacks on the safety net.
In a contest like this, will she allow herself to be vanquished?Jane Talbot|Charles Brockden Brown
No inscription remained to record the name of the vanquished nation.Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon|Austen H. Layard
It happened in this wise: Sim had a very high temper, and in a quarrel with a bigger cat than herself she was vanquished.Daisy|Miranda Eliot Swan
Let not the Christian insult her whom only the grave has vanquished.
Bahram's army was vanquished, and he himself compelled to take refuge with the Huns.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz