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Pestilence vs. Conquest

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Pestilencenoun

Any epidemic disease that is highly contagious, infectious, virulent and devastating.

Conquestnoun

Victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy.

Pestilencenoun

(archaic) Anything harmful to morals or public order.

Conquestnoun

An act or instance of overcoming an obstacle.

Pestilencenoun

Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating.

‘The pestilence That walketh in darkness.’;

Conquestnoun

That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral.

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Pestilencenoun

Fig.: That which is pestilent, noxious, or pernicious to the moral character of great numbers.

‘I'll pour this pestilence into his ear.’;

Conquestnoun

(feudal law) The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition.

Pestilencenoun

any epidemic disease with a high death rate

Conquestnoun

A person whose romantic affections one has gained, or with whom one has had sex.

Pestilencenoun

a pernicious evil influence

Conquestnoun

(video games) A competitive mode found in first-person shooter games in which competing teams (usually two) attempt to take over predetermined spawn points labeled by flags.

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Conquestverb

(archaic) To conquer.

Conquestverb

(marketing) To compete with an established competitor by placing advertisements for one's own products adjacent to editorial content relating to the competitor or by using terms and keywords for one's own products that are currently associated with the competitor.

Conquestnoun

The act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition by force, whether physical or moral; subjection; subjugation; victory.

‘In joys of conquest he resigns his breath.’; ‘Three years sufficed for the conquest of the country.’;

Conquestnoun

That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral.

‘Wherefore rejoice? What conquest brings he home?’;

Conquestnoun

The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition.

Conquestnoun

The act of gaining or regaining by successful struggle; as, the conquest of liberty or peace.

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Conquestnoun

the act of conquering

Conquestnoun

success in mastering something difficult;

‘the conquest of space’;

Conquestnoun

an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone

Conquest

Conquest is the act of military subjugation of an enemy by force of arms. Military history provides many examples of conquest: the Roman conquest of Gaul, the Mauryan conquest of Afghanistan and of vast areas of the Indian subcontinent, the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire and various Arab conquests, all of which were successful in bringing foreign states under the conquerors' control.

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