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adjective as in defeated

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adjective as in overthrown

adjective as in won

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Then he scrambled back down to deliver the news, written in code to keep from getting scooped, that Everest had been conquered for the first time in history.

None of that, however, would have been achieved if he hadn’t managed to repeatedly confront and conquer a persistent adversary — his own self doubts.

Whether you’re just estimating your chances of conquering a new niche or already trying hard to move up the ranking ladder, you need to mind your rivals.

Alas, the hope that all scientific puzzles would be conquered through reductionism was more popular with physicists before the 20th century rolled around.

They wordlessly divided and conquered, each acting as the other’s external memory.

Historically, conquering armies have seized inhabitants of conquered areas and enslaved them.

Rather, human trafficking, like slavery in the past, is a way of demoralizing the conquered.

The roots of the violence can be found in the nearly six decades since Israel conquered Gaza and the West Bank.

There are unconfirmed reports ISIS has stolen three fighter planes from Iraqi bases it conquered.

At the time, before ISIS had conquered Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq, the attack evoked outrage but not hysteria.

The people here retained the same paganism and barbarity, only they were not so dangerous, being conquered by the Muscovites.

This is a conquered city, virtually if not nominally in a state of siege, without assignable period.

She would not join the groups in their sports and bouts, but intoxicated with her newly conquered power, she swam out alone.

Obstinate as he was, the girl's frank honesty conquered the angry old man.

But though he conquered this weakness, he never overcame his jealousy of his fellow Marshals and generals.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conquered, such as: humbled, overpowered, overwhelmed, routed, baffled, and bested.

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