CONQUER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of conquer
Definition:
v. gain or acquire by force; take possession of by violent means; gain dominion over
Example:
She will conquer her fear and cross the shaking bridge by herself.
Sentence in Classic:
All the fear before action which he had experienced as previously, all the inner struggle to conquer that fear, all his dreams of distinguishing himself as a true hussar in this battle, had been wasted.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The aim of each man when he left Moscow was no longer, as it had been, to conquer, but merely to keep what he had acquired.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
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 Context
Once again, Stephen had to conquer an instinctive propensity to dislike this old woman, though her manner was as honest and simple as a manner possibly could be.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
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 Context
It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it; and it may be doubted if, from that day forth, Utterson desired the society of his surviving friend with the same eagerness.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
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 Context
Beth ceased to fear him from that moment, and sat there talking to him as cozily as if she had known him all her life, for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
He concluded with representing to her the strength of that attachment which, in spite of all his endeavours, he had found impossible to conquer; and with expressing his hope that it would now be rewarded by her acceptance of his hand.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
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 Context
In no wise am I moved for empire; that was our hope while Fortune stood; let those conquer whom thou wilt.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context