vanquisher

Definitions

  • Horseman Very Cunningly Vanquished--2-25-192
    Horseman Very Cunningly Vanquished--2-25-192
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vanquisher someone who is victorious by force of arms
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vanquisher One who, or that which, vanquishes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n vanquisher A conqueror; a victor.
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Quotations

  • Yevgeny Zamyatin
    Yevgeny Zamyatin
    “Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.”
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    “Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil.”
  • Master Kahn
    Master Kahn
    “He who attacks must vanquish. He who defends must merely survive.”
  • Adolph Harnack
    Adolph Harnack
    “Christ's grave was the birthplace of an indestructible belief that death is vanquished and there is life eternal.”
  • Miguel De Cervantes
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    “She fights and vanquishes in me, and I live and breathe in her, and I have life and being.”
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain.”

Usage

In literature:

What kind of people is it that seems so vanquished by grief?
"Dante: "The Central Man of All the World"" by John T. Slattery
That was the sign the vanquished made when they asked for quarter.
"The Wonders of Pompeii" by Marc Monnier
Some had tried to vanquish her, but in vain.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
But my obscure and vanquished countrymen held possession of the outlet by the memory of their courage.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
They will be vanquished by its very extent, which ought to defend them.
"History of the Expedition to Russia" by Count Philip de Segur
The prayer was heard, the mountain was climbed, the guardians of the cave vanquished, and the body recovered.
"Hawaiian Folk Tales" by Various
There was a mechanical repugnance to the loss of life, which I could not vanquish.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
He was obliged in the end to own himself vanquished.
"Life of St. Francis of Assisi" by Paul Sabatier
Was she also to be vanquished by life, to become gradually embittered and resentful?
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
If one of them shall be vanquished he shall pay a fine of forty shillings to the King.
"The Customs of Old England" by F. J. Snell
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In poetry:

Gives rise to harmonies beyond belief,
A cast of stars . . . . Is there in Victor's heart
No honey for the vanquished?Art is art.
The life it asks of us is a dog's life.
"The Victor Dog" by James Merrill
On our way rejoicing gladly let us go;
Conquered hath our Leader, vanquished is our foe;
Christ without, our safety, Christ within, our joy;
Who, if we be faithful, can our hope destroy?
"On Our Way Rejoicing" by John Samuel Bewley Monsell
Daphnis.
All nature laughs, the groves are fresh and fair,
The Sun's mild lustre warms the vital air;
If Sylvia smiles, new glories gild the shore,
And vanquish'd nature seems to charm no more.
"Spring - The First Pastoral ; or Damon" by Alexander Pope
No laurels from my vanquish'd heart shall wave
Round your triumphant beauty as you go,
Not thus adorn'd work out some other's woe--
Yet, if you will, pluck daisies from my grave!
Peace! Let me go.
"At Parting" by Walter Richard Cassels
Ye sons of the strong, when that dawning shall break,
Need the harp of the aged remind you to wake?
That dawn never beam'd on your forefathers' eye,
But it roused each high chieftain to vanquish or die.
"Flora Macivor's Song" by Sir Walter Scott
Yes! happier who from earthly woe
Turns his fix'd vision to the skies,
And knows and feels that Jesus rose,
And is assured that he shall rise;
With faith as steadfast and sublime
As ever vanquish'd doubt or time.
"Winter: Friday Evening" by John Bowring

In news:

Pretty soon, Aston Martin will be offering the Vanquish, a new $280,000 performance model.
I read "Chess Rivals That Coach as They Vanquish" (March 26) with great interest.
Vanquish this quiz and songs will be sung about you maybe.
I was watching a dinosaur movie with my daughter last Wednesday while my Red Sox were completing the greatest comeback in the history of baseball and vanquishing the Yankees.
2006 Aston Martin Vanquish S Photo Gallery.
And vanquish your fear of failure -- by asking yourself the right questions.
The lovely ladies partied it up at Vanquish for "Dubai Thursday's" in Atlanta for LudaDay weekend.
It was the roar of the victor standing over the body of his vanquished foe.
What opponent would you rather see the Ducks vanquish in the Fiesta Bowl.
2014 Aston Martin Vanquish .
Aston Martin V12 Vanquish.
Up-and-comer already 'vanquished' Fischer .
The Vanquisher of Old Potatoes.
President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney , even though Florida was still too close to call.
Vanquishing your foe requires diligence and access to the best tools.
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In science:

We show that in both the randomized and quantum settings the curse of dimensionality is vanquished, i.e., the number of function evaluations and/or quantum queries required to compute an ε-approximation has a bound independent of d and depending polynomially on ε−1 .
Complexity of multivariate Feynman-Kac path integration in randomized and quantum settings
In both cases the curse of dimensionality is vanquished.
Complexity of multivariate Feynman-Kac path integration in randomized and quantum settings
Sylju åsen, Transverse gauge interactions and the vanquished Fermi liquid, Phys.
Thermodynamics of QCD at large quark chemical potential
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