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conquer
 v.  gain or acquire by force; take possession of by violent means; gain dominion over
Classic Sentence: (113 in 8 pages)
1  It was obvious to all now that the Yankees were far from cowardly and that it would take more than one victory to conquer them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  Tara was her fate, her fight, and she must conquer it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  They called for rude and hard struggle if one was to conquer them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  Oozing out from every drab wall, she felt a forbidding spirit which she could never conquer.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  And from this consciousness that they had attempted to conquer an unconquerable thing there seemed to arise a feeling that they had been betrayed.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 20
6  If any of our refined and Christian readers object to the society into which this scene introduces them, let us beg them to begin and conquer their prejudices in time.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  The kingdom we now inhabit is the ancient country of the Incas, who quitted it very imprudently to conquer another part of the world, and were at length destroyed by the Spaniards.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
8  Nothing is so stupid as to conquer; true glory lies in convincing.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
9  To conquer at Austerlitz is grand; to take the Bastille is immense.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III—THE EXTREME EDGE
10  It was not difficult to conquer, as she had hitherto done, men prompt to let themselves be seduced, and whom the gallant education of a court led quickly into her net.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
11  At length, one evening my enemy resolved to paralyze the resistance he could not conquer.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
12  And since to conquer both, whether singly or together, was impossible, it was to be desired that the one should overthrow the other, after which the Church with her friends might fall upon the victor.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXII.
13  The Veientines imagined that they could conquer the Romans by attacking them while they were at feud among themselves; but this very attack reunited the Romans and brought ruin on their assailants.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXV.
14  But, when peace was refused him, no fear of defeat deterred him from battle, being resolved either to conquer, if conquer he might, or if he must fall, to fall gloriously.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXVII.
15  The Normans that came with him, and helped to conquer, and all descended from them, are freemen, and no subjects by conquest; let that give what dominion it will.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  We must go on to do all in our power to conquer the doubts and the fears, the ignorance and the greed, which made this horror possible.
2  The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
3  We have no choice but to conquer.
4  Energy and persistence conquer all things.
5  Maybe under these circumstances we may say that man can conquer nature.
6  Our purpose is not only to conquer nature but also to remake nature.
7  The explorers set off to conquer new territories.
8  If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it.
9  She will conquer her fear and cross the shaking bridge by herself.
10  A firm believer in the maxim "Divide and conquer," the evil emperor sought to disrupt the cohesion of the federation of free nations.
11  There are only two powers in the world, the sword and the pen; and in the end the former is always conquered by the latter.
12  The conquered territories were portioned out among the victors.
13  The important thing in Life is not triumph, but the struggle; the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.
14  They conquered the southern part of the country in a few months.
15  We have conquered the uter space,but not our inner space.