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vanquish
used in The Brothers Karamazov

5 uses
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Definition
to defeat completely
  • "Consider yourself, Grigory Vassilyevitch," Smerdyakov went on, staid and unruffled, conscious of his triumph, but, as it were, generous to the vanquished foe.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (56% in)
  • He claims it as a merit for himself and his Church that at last they have vanquished freedom and have done so to make men happy.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (55% in)
  • The Lord vanquished the devil in my heart.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (70% in)
  • "Well, perhaps so," Kostya agreed, entirely vanquished.
    Book 10 — The Boys (16% in)
  • Katya never had made such confessions to Alyosha before, and he felt that she was now at that stage of unbearable suffering when even the proudest heart painfully crushes its pride and falls vanquished by grief.
    Epilogue (12% in)

There are no more uses of "vanquish" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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