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vanquish

van·quish

vanquish

 
 
pronunciation:
vaeng kwihsh
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: vanquished, vanquishes, vanquishing
definition: to subdue or defeat by or as if by greater force; conquer; overcome.
With their advanced weapons, they easily vanquished their enemies.
synonyms:
conquer, master, overcome, overpower, subjugate
similar words:
beat, best, crush, defeat, drub, lick, overwhelm, rout, subdue, whip, win
derivations: vanquishable (adj.), vanquished (n.), vanquisher (n.), vanquishment (n.)
Word Parts
The word vanquish contains the following part:
vinc, vict, vanq Latin root that means conquer