Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of vanquishing, or the state of being vanquished. Bp. Hall, Balm of Gilead.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of vanquishing, or the state of being vanquished.

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  • noun The state of being vanquished

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Examples

  • The King was agreeable and gracious at all times, but on this occasion he was particularly so, being naturally in a happy frame of mind because this day the war had reached a crisis which presaged for the near future the complete vanquishment of the French.

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  • Resulting in the vanquishment of the monster/disaster, but not before

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  • Finally, I would add that having such a Commission adds a bad precedent for the country with each administration using it for political vanquishment of previous administrations.

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  • The Battle of Nahavand in 642 completed the Sasanids' vanquishment.

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  • The Battle of Nahavand in 642 completed the Sasanids' vanquishment.

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  • The Battle of Nahavand in 642 completed the Sasanids' vanquishment.

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  • The Battle of Nahavand in 642 completed the Sasanids' vanquishment.

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  • For the first time in many months the fat man wanted to submit to defeat; some force deep inside him, perhaps the force identical to that which had driven so many of his fellows to reside in the East End, urged him to yield, to give up, to pack it in, and he actually believed that vanquishment would be the easiest course.

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  • In a bodily contest, there could be but the single issue, her vanquishment.

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  • The King was agreeable and gracious at all times, but on this occasion he was particularly so, being naturally in a happy frame of mind because this day the war had reached a crisis which presaged for the near future the complete vanquishment of the French.

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