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vanquish

verb [T] uk   /ˈvæŋ.kwɪʃ/ literary us  
to defeat an enemy or opponent, especially in war: Napoleon was vanquished at the battle of Waterloo in 1815. The vanquished army surrendered their weapons.FightingWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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