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- n. Someone who vanquishes; a conqueror.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, vanquishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conqueror; a victor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who is victorious by force of arms
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"Who was this who dare call the vanquisher of Bosambo to a palaver? for am I not the great buffalo of the forest? and do not all men bow down to me in fear?"
His vanquisher was William the Conqueror, a Norman.vi William seized the English crown and installed a French-speaking court in London.
We've had Boudicca (vanquisher of the Romans) and Margaret Thatcher (who gave the Argentines an equally bloody nose).
While there are plenty of Hillary supporters still nursing wounds from the 2008 primary fallout who would probably prefer to see their chosen candidate's vanquisher replaced on the ticket, we all know who's a more likely candidate for taking a walk.
She sounded like a gray-haired librarian from Kansas, not an immortal vanquisher of evil.
Medicine (1991) - Alan Kligerman, deviser of digestive deliverance, vanquisher of vapor, and inventor of Beano, for his pioneering work with anti-gas liquids that prevent bloat, gassiness, discomfort and embarrassment.
Napoleon's vanquisher at Waterloo, Wellington, gets a
Kill me if you must, but dont let me die without having known my vanquisher.
Leader: Lech WalesaCountry: PolandYears in office: 5Walesa began his meteoric rise from shipyard electrician to vanquisher of Communism when he became involved in trade-union organizing in Gdansk, culminating in a 1980 strike that forced the government allow independent unions outside of government control.
This on-on-one WWF cage match debate gimmick is just her latest attempt to create a freakshow hail-Mary moment to obstruct and delay in the hope that lightening might strike her superior vanquisher.