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Definitions of conqueror

  1.   One who conquers.
  2.   One who has conquered.
  3.   One who has obtained a victory.
  4.   someone who is victorious by force of arms

Antonyms for conqueror

flop, loser, failure, pushover, quitter, underdog, punching bag, washout.

Quotes of conqueror

  1. The rare case where the conquered is very satisfied with the conqueror – Konrad Adenauer
  2. A conqueror is always a lover of peace. – Karl Von Clausewitz
  3. A man who has been the indisputable favorite of his mother keeps for life the feeling of a conqueror – Sigmund Freud
  4. Who would not rather have the fame of Archimedes than that of his conqueror Marcellus? – William Rowan Hamilton
  5. Life yields only to the conqueror Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy. – Dag Hammarskjold
  6. The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection. – William Dean Howells
  7. Global warming is not a conqueror to kneel before- but a challenge to rise to. A challenge we must rise to. – Joe Lieberman
  8. War... is harmful, not only to the conquered but to the conqueror – Ludwig von Mises
  9. Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror Kill everyone, and you are a god. – Beilby Porteus
  10. One kills a man, one is an assassin; one kills millions, one is a conqueror one kills everybody, one is a god. – Jean Rostand
  11. Illustrious acts high raptures do infuse, And every conqueror creates a muse. – Edmund Waller
  12. Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me. – Walt Whitman

Usage examples for conqueror

  1. As he sighed heavily and wearily, Curoi's wife said: " That is the sigh of a weary conqueror not of a beaten man"; and Cuchulain went in and sat down to rest. ” – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  2. Each one felt that the conqueror was before them. ” – A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross
  3. It threw itself down among the longing flowers, as the conqueror throws himself on his booty. ” – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  4. Yet his cause was just; his memory is dearer than that of a conqueror – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  5. With William the Conqueror – The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr
  6. Dorn watched the youth's last clutching of empty fingers, the last look of consciousness at his conqueror the last quiver. ” – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  7. When he rose it was as a conqueror – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  8. “ I derived small satisfaction from cursing William the Conqueror who, the history book told me, was responsible for this ingenious tyranny. ” – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  9. When William the Conqueror came among us, and that stern rule of his began, there was scarcely a county in England and Wales in which one or more religious houses were not to be found, and during his reign of twenty- one years about thirty new monasteries of one sort or another were added to those already existing. ” – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  10. Of the two forces, only the conqueror from without is important. ” – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  11. He had not heard of William the Conqueror and did not appear moved to admiration of him, though he owned that he seemed to have " put it over." ” – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. You and your companions will go to Rome with Suetonius; but there are many of your followers still in arms, with these I would treat, not as a conqueror with the conquered, but as a soldier with brave foes. ” – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  13. He died a conqueror – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  14. Next a noise like the opening of a bolt in an iron cage, and then the Inn of William the Conqueror the village- beach, inlet- wide sea, streamed behind like a panorama run at high pressure. ” – The Man In The High-Water Boots 1909 by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. Would their conqueror keep his promises any longer than he liked? ” – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  16. She saw him attended as a conqueror and a king; but with the eyes of a benefactor and a brother he looked on all around. ” – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  17. The Norman William's chaplain records that the Conqueror said, 'Let his corpse guard the coasts which his life madly defended. ” – Heroes of the Goodwin Sands by Thomas Stanley Treanor
  18. And I heard a voice that sang nine times, 'Glory and praise to the Conqueror of Death, to the Fountain of Life immortal. ” – The Great Return by Arthur Machen
  19. They had finished two splendid games, and each side had been victorious in turn, when Duncan, in the highest spirits, shouted, " Now, Russell, for the conqueror – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  20. Among rich or poor only here and there one touches satisfaction, though the one who seems to have made an utter failure may really be the greatest conqueror – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett