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The two kept in separation destroy, the two held in unity are conquerable.

Conqueror of all conquerable earth, yet not always victorious over the heart of a maid was the golden-locked Apollo.

He was quite well aware that it burns only in eyes bent hopefully upon a remote, receding, yet conquerable ideal.

All life's wildness and savagery, which seem to give the lie to love continually, are after all conquerable and may be tamed.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, cunquearen, from Old French conquerre "conquer, defeat, vanquish," from Vulgar Latin *conquaerere (for Latin conquirere) "to search for, procure by effort, win," from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + quaerere "to seek, gain" (see query (v.)). Related: Conquered; conquering.

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