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 Meanings and Examples of VICTOR
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victor
 n.  a person who defeats an enemy or opponent in competition; winner
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  From the Disinherited Knight," said Gurth, "victor in this day's tournament.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  Through a field slippery with blood, and encumbered with broken armour and the bodies of slain and wounded horses, the marshals of the lists again conducted the victor to the foot of Prince John's throne.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  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.
5  Antiochus refusing these terms, fought and was defeated, and again sent envoys to Scipio, enjoining them to accept whatever conditions the victor might be pleased to impose.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXI.
6  Victories after all are never so complete that the victor must not show some regard, especially to justice.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI — HOW A PRINCE SHOULD CONDUCT HIMSELF SO AS T...
7  Bonaparte victor at Waterloo; that does not come within the law of the nineteenth century.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
8  It seems a victor; this dead body is a conqueror.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
9  After tilts with him from which she seldom emerged the victor she vowed he was impossible, ill-bred and no gentleman and she would have nothing more to do with him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  While the conquered were still, sullen, and dejected, the victors triumphed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
11  The horns of the victors sounded merry and cheerful flourishes, until the last laggard of the camp was at his post; but the instant the British fifes had blown their shrill signal, they became mute.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
12  Their plaintive and terrific cry, which was intended to represent equally the wailings of the dead and the triumph to the victors, had entirely ceased.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
13  The shouts of the multitude, together with the acclamations of the heralds, and the clangour of the trumpets, announced the triumph of the victors and the defeat of the vanquished.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
14  The rear rank of each party advanced at a slower pace to sustain the defeated, and follow up the success of the victors of their party.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  The victors, assembling in large bands, gazed with wonder, not unmixed with fear, upon the flames, in which their own ranks and arms glanced dusky red.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
Example Sentence:
1  Clinton was victor of today's game.
2  Though it looked as though there was a victor, the internecine battle benefited no one.
3  At the peace conference, the defeated country promised to pay reparation to the victor.
4  One may overcome a thousand men in battle, but he who conquers himself is the greatest victor.
5  In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.
6  To the victor go the spoils.
7  The conquered territories were portioned out among the victors.