vanquisher


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Synonyms for vanquisher

someone who is victorious by force of arms

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The authors of the book, while expressing their reservations towards the applicability of the concept of the rule of the vanquisher, and questioning it at times, still write a detailed jurisprudential argument for why Sisi's coup cannot be compared to the common medieval palace coups of centuries past.
As the chronicler of Jacques de LaLaing wrote, "Because in all times and all legends, the more glory the vanquished has in him, the more the vanquisher is glorified in honor and his virtue flourishes in worth" (Chastellain, Complaint of Hector 183).
If America's longest-sitting president could have been defeated, Dewey may have had as good a chance as anyone of becoming the vanquisher. He succeeded in just about everything he did.
"The S.O.B[TM] luxury cigar brand was created for the 'Vanquisher' that plays the cards that has been dealt in life to win and not fold!
Godolphin's Jack Hobbs earned eight points for his victory in the Group 3 September Stakes at Kempton Park, a race that his trainer John Gosden had chosen as a prep for the Arc, where he will clash with Golden Horn, his vanquisher in the Epsom Derby.
The world chess champion of the time encountered his ultimate vanquisher in 1997.
Ever since they were children, music-loving bullfighter Manolo (Diego Luna) and burly bandit vanquisher Joaquin (Channing Tatum) have been enamored with the same girl: feisty free spirit Maria (Zoe Saldana).
The inclusion of deities in a warlike form also symbolizes the king as a vanquisher of enemies.
The Buddha tells us he was a Cakkavatti in "many times seven" lives, (7) and he is sometimes referred to in militaristic terms as "Conqueror" and "Vanquisher," for example, in the first chapter of the Mahavamsa where he is said to have hovered over the assembled yakkhas striking terror into their hearts.