All 11 Uses of
- Victor with these, whoe'er oppose, Thy hand shall conquer all thy foes, Though Gods and spirits of the air, Serpents and fiends, the conflict dare.†
Book 1 *
- One to the Three-eyed God(256) was given, By glory to the conflict driven, Thus armed fierce Tripura he slew: And then by thee 'twas burst in two.†
- Thus Trisirás for death who yearned: And Khara from the conflict turned, "Go forth to battle," Khara cried; And toward his foe the giant hied.†
- Then fierce and wild the conflict raged As hand to hand the foes engaged, As though in battle mid the stars Fought Mercury and fiery Mars.†
- Let war and thoughts of conflict end, And be thou his and Ráma's friend, Each soft approach of love begin, And to thy soul thy brother win; For whether here or there he be, Thy brother still, dear lord, is he.†
- Thine was the unwearied arm that bore The brunt of deadly fight of yore With Golabh the Gandharva, when, Lasting through five long years and ten, The dreadful conflict knew no stay In gloom of night, in glare of day; And when the fifteenth year had past Thy dire opponent fell at last.†
- To Indrajít(878) the bold and brave The giant king his mandate gave: "O trained in warlike science, best In arms of all our mightiest, Whose valour in the conflict shown To Asurs and to Gods is known, The Kinkars whom I sent are slain, And Jambumálí and his train; The lords who led our giant bands Have fallen by the monkey's hands; With shattered cars the ground is spread, And Aksha lies amid the dead.†
- Thus to the monarch's speech replied: "Long reigns the king in safe repose, Unmoved by fear of vanquished foes, Whose feet by saving knowledge led In justice path delight to tread: Who knows to sheath the sword or wield, To order peace, to strike or yield: Prefers, when foes are stronger, peace, And bids a doubtful conflict cease.†
- Dire is the conflict; ceaseless is the rain of stones and arrows.†
- In air, on earth, on plain, on hill, With awful might he battled still; And through the hours of night and day The conflict knew no pause or stay.†
- Now triumph bids the conflict cease, And knits us in the bonds of peace.†
(conflict) a struggle or disagreementin various senses, including:
- a serious disagreement -- as in "political conflict"
- the tension from two opposing ideas or feelings -- as in "I'm conflicted about where I should go to college."
- a violent fight or war -- as in "the Israeli-Palestinian conflict"
- an idiom that refers to tension between responsibilities to different entities -- "conflict of interest"