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See definition of conquest on Dictionary.com
  • noundefeat, victory
  • nounenchantment; person enchanted

synonyms for conquest

  • annexation
  • invasion
  • occupation
  • rout
  • subjugation
  • takeover
  • acquisition
  • appropriation
  • conquering
  • coup
  • discomfiture
  • killing
  • overthrow
  • score
  • splash
  • subjection
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • big win
  • clean sweep
  • defeating
  • grand slam
  • routing
  • subdual
  • vanquishment

antonyms for conquest

MOST RELEVANT
  • surrender
  • failure
  • forfeit
  • loss
  • yielding
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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.
THE VIRAL MILK CRATE CHALLENGE HAS LEFT PEOPLE INJURED. DOCTORS ARE BEGGING THEM TO STOP.TIMOTHY BELLAAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Missions were sites of conflict, conquest, and forced labor.
THE LEARNING CURVE: WHY MISSION DIORAMAS ARE (MOSTLY) HISTORYRANDY DOTINGAAUGUST 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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.
A BIPARTISAN JANUARY 6 COMMISSION IS PROBABLY DEAD. DEMOCRATS HAVE A BACKUP PLAN.CAMERON PETERSMAY 29, 2021VOX
Situating Indigenous people in the past was an important conceptual step for new Americans to make in the process of conquest.
SOME REPRESENTATIONS OF NATIVE AMERICANS ERASE THEIR HISTORYHAYLEY NEGRINMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE ART OF THE PHOTOGRAPH; THE PHOTOGRAPH AS ARTMICHAEL ROTHAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some historians argue the Akkadian Empire failed more than 4,000 years ago because of an unsustainable conquest strategy.
THE EMPIRES YOU DIDN’T LEARN IN SCHOOLSEAN CULLIGANMARCH 24, 2021OZY
Their story, however, is no less significant, in part because it vividly portrays what Jackson calls “the complexities of ground-level responses to conquest” — the day-to-day, gut-wrenching decisions made by civilians under occupation.
A LESBIAN COUPLE WHO SCATTERED ‘BUTTERFLIES’ TO UNDERMINE THE NAZISKAREN TUCKERDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
China is showing that domination no longer just comes in the form of territorial conquest, but can be enabled by new technologies and occur in cyberspace.
TRUMP’S TIKTOK BAN ISN’T ‘TOUGH ON CHINA’—IT’S ACTUALLY QUITE THE OPPOSITEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
We’ve since slowed the speed of our planetary conquest, so much so that a demographic transition is taking place.
HOW RISING EDUCATION FOR WOMEN IS SHAPING THE GLOBAL POPULATION - FACTS SO ROMANTICKIKI SANFORDAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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