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noun as in champion

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A Taliban spokesman explained their plans to Islamicize the country in their image, while Taliban military gains led a commander to boast, “When we arrive in Kabul, we will arrive as conquerors.”

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A tree standing alone in full sun in a clear-cut forest is not a triumphant conqueror, commanding all resources, but a solitary individual, vulnerable to blight and drought.

This point has typically been framed as a victory of our species, a vision in which we are the successful explorers or conquerors, but maybe it was the opposite.

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Each castle had its own strategic value for a would-be conqueror.

Then, in 2009, the BBC sent the Australian native to ride more than 2,200 miles from Spain to Italy for a documentary following in the footsteps of the conqueror Hannibal.

But even if the great conqueror lies elsewhere, the Kasta bones might well be those of his wife.

The higher power has many names -- daylight, conqueror, monarch.

Here's a long excerpt, with my emphasis: Would we name our children Warrior, Conqueror, Sword, or Holy War?

William Rufus, son of William the Conqueror was gay, as was James I, his son Charles I and Richard I (Richard the Lionheart).

Aegon the Conqueror, who arrived in Westeros from ancient Valyria, used his three dragons to conquer the entire continent.

He married Maud, daughter of William the conqueror, and is characterized as a mild and popular king.

The chief ambition of the great conqueror and legislator was to be a good boatswain and a good ship's carpenter.

If he was a conqueror, he doubtless cast his eyes on the fine country of Assyria.

A voice from heaven hails the invincible conqueror, and his soul in the form of a dove ascends to the skies.

Nothing was to be thought of but a frame for this—olive, bay, laurel, everything appropriate to the conqueror.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conqueror, such as: conquistador, hero, subduer, subjugator, vanquisher, and victor.

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