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conqueror

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Synonyms for conqueror

  • conquistador
  • hero
  • subduer
  • subjugator
  • vanquisher
  • victor
  • winner
  • defeater
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Antonyms for conqueror

  • loser
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONQUEROR

So he just sat there, quivering, bleeding, battered—but a conqueror.

Like the tomb of William the Conqueror at Caen, it disappeared long ago.

She was not a conqueror of nations or a distributor of crowns, but a giver of alms.

What difference is there between the figure of the conqueror and that of the pirate?

This is not recorded in history: the conqueror of Percy is unknown.

Love and Duty fought for the mastery of her pure Soul: and Duty was the conqueror.

The conqueror, in this fourth capture of the city, acted mildly.

When the time comes, there is one conqueror I've got on my list!

No longer did he look like one of the natives, he looked like a conqueror.

Here is the old territory of Philip of Macedon, the father of the conqueror.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French conquerour, Old French conquereor, from Old French conquerre (see conquer). Another early form was conquestor. William the Conqueror so called from early 12c. in Anglo-Latin: Guillelmus Magus id est conquæstor rex Anglorum.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONQUEROR

captor

nounone who has captured a person or thing
  • capturer
  • conqueror
  • conquistador
  • defeater
  • detainer
  • holder
  • impounder
  • imprisoner
  • incarcerator
  • jailer
  • master
  • overlord
  • owner
  • subduer
  • subjugator
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