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Definition of "vanquishing" []

  • Present participle of vanquish. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vanquishing" in a sentence
  • "In addition to the utility of violent prowess in vanquishing enemies and in acquiring food, assaults and threats are effective coercive tactics more generally, whether in the context of helping oneself to another's property, in the pursuit of sexual access or in any other area in which interests are not consonant."
  • "Although President Obama's war-fighting strategy is focused on Afghanistan, the administration has long believed that Pakistan is the key to success in vanquishing the Taliban and eliminating al-Qaeda's activities in the region."
  • "Historians attribute Cortez's success in vanquishing the formidable imperial armies to superior technology and planning."