Examples of conquest in a Sentence
tales of the ancient army's conquests
She was one of his many conquests.
people who boast about their sexual conquests
Recent Examples of conquest from the Web
Evolving from the European harps that came to South America with Jesuit priests in times of the Spanish conquest, the llanera harp is the lead sound of the traditional joropo, the Colombian and Venezuelan country song and dance.
In the case of Crimea, extensive sanctions were placed on Russia and on Russian officials to make their conquest and annexation of Crimea painful.
His resume lacks conquests at Watkins Glen, Kentucky and Chicagoland.
These conquests left culinary marks, as foreign explorations and invasions usually do.
And that, more than anything, was the first act of conquest.
Stilian Kirov is a refreshing anomaly in an age of young conductors who regard each podium appointment as just another conquest to pad out their resumes.
Zidane will be looking to make history this season with a third consecutive Champions League conquest.
The suspicion of cannibalism was used by the West to justify conquest, particularly in the New World.
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Origin and Etymology of conquest
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsdominating, domination, overpowering, subduing, subjecting, subjection, subjugating, subjugation, vanquishing
Related Wordstriumph, victory, win, winning; beating, defeat, drubbing, licking, shellacking, trimming, trouncing, whipping; enslavement; takeover
Near Antonymsemancipation, enfranchisement, freeing, liberation, manumission, release
CONQUEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conquest for English Language Learners
: the act of taking control of a country, city, etc., through the use of force
: a country, city, etc., that an army has taken control of through the use of force
: a person someone has succeeded in having a romantic and especially a sexual relationship with
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