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
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Much of Redford’s narrative may not strike readers as awe-inspiring in the way of the typical mountain-conquest story or as motivating as the increasingly typical healed-by-the-outdoors story.
Hundreds of years passed by between the conquest of Jericho by Joshua, and the building of the Temple by Solomon.
Allowing the residents of nations whose wealth our elites expropriated through imperial conquest — and/or predatory economic policies — is an act of selfless generosity, not of modest recompense.
The likes of Charles Darwin on the Beagle and botanist Sir Joseph Banks on the Endeavour literally rode on the voyages of British exploration and conquest that enabled imperialism.
British gunmakers sold firearms all over the world: in West Africa, as part of the slave trade; in North America, to Native Americans and colonial settlers; in South Asia, as part of trade and conquest.
By asserting dominion over the horse — and thereby distant lands and peoples — humans galloped into the politics of conquest.
For every weird experience of pacing or frustration came another one—of exhilaration and conquest.
To still be achieving the consistent level of greatness on the closer side of 40 adds to the astonishment associated with his conquests.
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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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