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  • adj. Not vanquished, beaten or conquered; unbeaten or unconquered

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not conquered; not overcome.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not conquered


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  • I am strengthened by a heart pierced but unvanquished.

    Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Sexual Abuse and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

  • But just as the massive bombing of North Vietnam failed to bring the United States an ultimate victory, SEIU's Fresno campaign left its opposition unvanquished, and likely better positioned than SEIU to win future elections.

    Randy Shaw: Is Fresno SEIU's Vietnam?

  • The Israelis have always been able to find some Palestinian leader or other to go along with their endless demands, to jump ignominiously through one hoop after another, more like a third-rate court jester than the leader of an unvanquished and defiant people.

    Saree Makdisi: Netanyahu's Two-State Goal?

  • He looked more like a saxophonist than a warrior, but a warrior he was, and the glitter of a million particles of ground steel were the evidence of his attack, even if, every hour, he vacuumed them up, for an unvanquished particle could slide between stone and blade and cause havoc.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • When the Russians marched in the following April, Dania became yet another sort of refugee, yet another sort of unvanquished.

    Tours of the Black Clock

  • Now, with the war in Iraq in chaos and Al Qaeda still unvanquished, he is pitching himself to Republican primary voters as the man destined to steady the party and the nation in a time of trial.

    Master of Disaster

  • Respected and unvanquished, he died from a wasting disease on March 20, 1413 - three weeks short of his 46th birthday - and the crown passed to his son, Henry V, the victor of Agincourt.

    Review of The Fears of Henry IV: The Life of England's Self-Made King by Ian Mortimer

  • Quinn is a reluctant hero haunted by a few unvanquished demons of his own.

    12/24/2006 - 12/31/2006

  • Spirit once unvanquished by earthly mourning, you who now from Heaven pour down so much sweetness that you have brought back my wandering rhymes to the style from which Death separated them.

    Sonnets Cited in _The Last Man_

  • With a nickname of "Susie Comma" as editor of my high school magazine and a still unvanquished affinity for semicolons, I am the last to point a dainty digit at others. ZERO TOLERANCE FOR TRUSS.


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