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This was the case for one Atlanta-area man over the weekend who flashed two thumbs up as he was halfway through his conquest.

Missions were sites of conflict, conquest, and forced labor.

The result of that conquest has been a full-fledged effort by the GOP conference to whitewash the Capitol attack, which left five people dead and at least 140 police officers wounded.

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Situating Indigenous people in the past was an important conceptual step for new Americans to make in the process of conquest.

The maturation of Grundberg as a renowned critic coincides with the maturation of photography as an art form and its conquest of the art market.

Before the 16thcentury, Spanish conquest, the Aztecs saw the skull as a symbol of rebirth.

Experts hypothesize the painting represents the “conquest dance,” a Christian conversion ritual still performed to this day.

The conquest—and the reaction to it—have given him an aura of invincibility that holy-warrior wannabes find quite thrilling.

This conquest has brought instability to unexpected parts of the region.

Nonviolent subjects were easier to rule and more likely to provide the revenue and manpower that would enable further conquest.

When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.

They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.

Ferdinand de Soto sailed from Havana with ten ships for the conquest of Florida.

Bonaparte with an immense armament sailed from Toulon for the conquest of Egypt.

Before leaving for France the Emperor had drawn up a cut and dried plan for the systematic conquest of the whole Peninsula.


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On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conquest, such as: annexation, invasion, occupation, rout, subjugation, and take over.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.