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1. conquest

noun. ['ˈkɑːŋkwɛst'] the act of conquering.

Synonyms

  • seizure
  • subjection
  • subjugation
  • capture
  • gaining control

Antonyms

  • deficit
  • lead
  • failing
  • loser

Etymology

  • conqueste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word conquest


1. Noun, singular or mass
You're a brilliant adventurer who's always looking for your next big conquest.

2. Adjective, superlative
Ujjayi pranayama, or conquest of energy breath, regulates blood pressure which can help prevent cramps.

Quotes containing the word conquest


1. A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

2. The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.
- John Boyle O'Reilly

3. Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

2. conquest

noun. ['ˈkɑːŋkwɛst'] success in mastering something difficult.

Antonyms

  • fall back

Etymology

  • conqueste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. conquest

noun. ['ˈkɑːŋkwɛst'] an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone.

Synonyms

  • seduction
  • sexual conquest
  • success

Antonyms

  • failure
  • successful
  • unsuccessful

Etymology

  • conqueste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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