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vanquish (verb), vanquishes; vanquished; vanquishing
1. To surpass in a conflict or contest: In the race at school, Jeffrey vanquished, or triumphed over, all the others who were taking part in it.
2. To overcome, to subdue, or to suppress an unsatisfactory emotion or physical condition: Linda’s feeling of becoming ill again vanquished when she took the subscribed medicine from the doctor.
3. Etymology: from Latin vincere, "to conquer".
To gain control over an emotion or a passion.
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This entry is located in the following units: -ish (page 4) vinc-, vict-, -vince, -vincible, -vincibility + (page 3)