Synonyms for conquering

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Difficulties to conquer can only exist side by side with the possibility of not conquering them.

We form a habit of conquering as insistent as any other habit.

I struggled with temptation and fell asleep still not conquering it.

Can't be exactly a conquering hero the first night you put them on, can you, Roger?'

They have a conquering power that we never find in our wives.

I will have difficulty in conquering the love I have for you; it will cause me pain; I will suffer for a while.

The transformation is effected by the superior power or number of the conquering elements.

Is that, he will ask, because the good was worthy or not worthy of conquering the evil'?

But though he came like a conquering hero, he was not received like one.

Aw, dear, yes, and the band going by playing 'The Conquering Hero' the very minute.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONQUERING

conquest

noundefeat, victory
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