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Best vs. Conquer

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Bestadjective

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‘I can either be your best friend or your worst enemy.’;

Conquerverb

To defeat in combat; to subjugate.

Bestadjective

Most; largest.

‘Unpacking took the best part of a week.’;

Conquerverb

To acquire by force of arms, win in war.

‘In 1453, the Ottoman Empire conquered Istanbul.’;

Bestadverb

To the most advantage; with the most success, cause, profit, benefit, or propriety.

Conquerverb

To overcome an abstract obstacle.

‘Today I conquered my fear of flying by finally boarding a plane.’; ‘to conquer difficulties or temptations’;

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Bestnoun

(uncountable) The supreme effort one can make, or has made.

‘I did my best.’; ‘My personal best in that race is eighteen minutes, four seconds.’;

Conquerverb

(dated) To gain, win, or obtain by effort.

‘to conquer freedom;’; ‘to conquer a peace’;

Bestnoun

(uncountable) One's best behavior.

‘I was somewhat distant lately, and my lady promised me head every Tuesday of the week when I'm nice to her, so I better be on my best.’;

Conquerverb

To gain or acquire by force; to take possession of by violent means; to gain dominion over; to subdue by physical means; to reduce; to overcome by force of arms; to cause to yield; to vanquish.

‘If we be conquer'd, let men conquer us.’; ‘We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms.’;

Bestnoun

(countable) The person (or persons; or thing or things) that is (are) most excellent.

Conquerverb

To subdue or overcome by mental or moral power; to surmount; as, to conquer difficulties, temptation, etc.

‘By winning words to conquer hearts,And make persuasion do the work of fear.’;

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Bestverb

To surpass in skill or achievement.

Conquerverb

To gain or obtain, overcoming obstacles in the way; to win; as, to conquer freedom; to conquer a peace.

Bestverb

(transitive) To beat in a contest

Conquerverb

To gain the victory; to overcome; to prevail.

‘He went forth conquering and to conquer.’; ‘The champions resolved to conquer or to die.’;

Bestadjective

Having good qualities in the highest degree; most good, kind, desirable, suitable, etc.; most excellent; as, the best man; the best road; the best cloth; the best abilities.

‘When he is best, he is a little worse than a man.’; ‘Heaven's last, best gift, my ever new delight.’;

Conquerverb

to put down by force or authority;

‘suppress a nascent uprising’; ‘stamp down on littering’; ‘conquer one's desires’;

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Bestadjective

Most advanced; most correct or complete; as, the best scholar; the best view of a subject.

Conquerverb

take possession of by force, as after an invasion;

‘the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants’; ‘The army seized the town’; ‘The militia captured the castle’;

Bestadjective

Most; largest; as, the best part of a week.

Conquerverb

overcome by conquest;

‘conquer your fears’; ‘conquer a country’;

Bestnoun

Utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing, or being, or action; as, to do one's best; to the best of our ability.

Bestadverb

In the highest degree; beyond all others.

‘He prayeth best, who loveth bestAll things both great and small.’;

Bestadverb

To the most advantage; with the most success, case, profit, benefit, or propriety.

‘Had we best retire? I see a storm.’; ‘Had I not best go to her?’;

Bestadverb

Most intimately; most thoroughly or correctly; as, what is expedient is best known to himself.

Bestverb

To get the better of.

Bestnoun

the supreme effort one can make;

‘they did their best’;

Bestnoun

the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others;

‘he could beat the best of them’;

Bestnoun

Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)

Bestverb

get the better of;

‘the goal was to best the competition’;

Bestadjective

(superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities;

‘the best film of the year’; ‘the best solution’; ‘the best time for planting’; ‘wore his best suit’;

Bestadjective

(comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more advantageous and hence advisable;

‘it would be better to speak to him’; ‘the White House thought it best not to respond’;

Bestadverb

in a most excellent way or manner;

‘he played best after a couple of martinis’;

Bestadverb

it would be sensible;

‘you'd best stay at home’;

Bestadverb

from a position of superiority or authority;

‘father knows best’; ‘I know better.’;

Bestadjective

of the most excellent or desirable type or quality

‘how to obtain the best results from your machine’; ‘the best midfielder in the country’; ‘her best black suit’;

Bestadjective

most enjoyable

‘some of the best times of my life’;

Bestadjective

most appropriate, advantageous, or well advised

‘do whatever you think best’; ‘it's best if we both go’;

Bestadverb

to the highest degree; most (used with verbs suggesting a desirable action or state or a successful outcome)

‘well-drained soil suits this plant best’; ‘you knew him best’; ‘they named the pictures they liked best’;

Bestadverb

to the highest standard

‘the best-dressed man in Britain’; ‘the things we do best’;

Bestadverb

most appropriately or usefully

‘jokes are best avoided in essays’; ‘pruning is best done in spring’;

Bestnoun

that which is the most excellent, outstanding, or desirable

‘this film represents the best of mainstream popular cinema’; ‘buy the best you can afford’; ‘Sarah always had to be the best at everything’;

Bestnoun

the finest aspect of a person or thing

‘he brought out the best in people’;

Bestnoun

the highest standard or level that someone or something can reach

‘try to look your best’; ‘this is jazz at its best’;

Bestnoun

one's smartest or most formal clothes

‘she dressed in her best’;

Bestnoun

(in sport) a record performance

‘a lifetime best of 12.0 seconds’;

Bestnoun

written at the end of a letter to wish a person well

‘See you soon, best, Michael’;

Bestverb

outwit or get the better of (someone)

‘she refused to allow herself to be bested’;

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