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Another word for vanquish

  1. To win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

  2. To render totally ineffective by decisive defeat

      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
      3. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
      1. A purified lac in the form of thin yellow or orange flakes, often bleached white and widely used in varnishes, paints, inks, sealants, and formerly in phonograph records.
      2. A thin varnish made by dissolving this substance in denatured alcohol, used to finish wood.
      3. An old phonograph record containing this substance, typically played at 78 rpm.
      1. The yellowish fatty component of unhomogenized milk that tends to accumulate at the surface.
      2. Any of various substances resembling or containing cream:
      3. A pale yellow to yellowish white.
      1. To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
      2. To defeat decisively.
      3. To criticize harshly.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. The act or an instance of killing a large number of humans indiscriminately and cruelly.
      2. The slaughter of a large number of animals.
      3. A severe defeat, as in a sports event.
      1. To thrash; beat:
      2. To defeat decisively:
      3. To criticize severely:
      1. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
      2. To strike violently; batter:
      3. To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail:
      1. A steam-driven machine equipped with a heavy roller for smoothing road surfaces.
      2. A similar machine with an internal-combustion engine.
      3. A ruthless or irresistible force or power.
      1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
      2. To render (something) into a mush or pulp, as by throwing or crushing:
      3. To strike with a heavy blow or impact:
      1. To surge over and submerge; engulf:
      2. To defeat completely and decisively:
      3. To affect deeply in mind or emotion:
      1. To overcome or vanquish by superior force; subdue.
      2. To affect so strongly as to make helpless or ineffective; overwhelm.
      3. To supply with excessive mechanical power.
      1. To thrash with a stick.
      2. To instill forcefully:
      3. To defeat soundly.
      1. To press between opposing bodies so as to break, compress, or injure:
      2. To break, pound, or grind (stone or ore, for example) into small fragments or powder.
      3. To put down with force; subdue:
      1. To destroy completely:
      2. To reduce to nonexistence:
      3. To defeat decisively:
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Another word for vanquish

      1. To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
      2. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
      3. To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
      1. To defeat (another) in competition or conflict:
      2. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
      3. To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
      1. To gain control of or subdue by military force:
      2. To defeat in war:
      3. To eliminate or minimize (a difficulty, for example):