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vanquish
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
to defeat completely
  • Curiosity had vanquished the desire of preserving his incognito, and he was recognized.
    Chapters 105-106 (95% in)
  • The blow had struck home, and Danglars was entirely vanquished; with a trembling hand he took the two letters from the count, who held them carelessly between finger and thumb, and proceeded to scrutinize the signatures, with a minuteness that the count might have regarded as insulting, had it not suited his present purpose to mislead the banker.
    Chapters 45-46 (89% in)
  • "Or kill yourself!" said Eugenie (in a tone which a Vestal in the amphitheatre would have used, when urging the victorious gladiator to finish his vanquished adversary).
    Chapters 97-98 (95% in)
  • The solitary light burning at the Catalans; that first sight of the Chateau d'If, which told him whither they were leading him; the struggle with the gendarmes when he wished to throw himself overboard; his despair when he found himself vanquished, and the sensation when the muzzle of the carbine touched his forehead—all these were brought before him in vivid and frightful reality.
    Chapters 113-114 (8% in)
  • Happily, I vanquished death.
    Chapter 117 (69% in)

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