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Battle ContextPlay
Use 'vanquish' when referring to defeating enemies, like in wars, fights, or competitive games. SlideAfter years of rivalry, she finally vanquished her chess opponent.
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Complete VictoryPlay
'Vanquish' implies a decisive or complete victory, often against a strong opponent. SlideThe underdog team vanquished the reigning champions in a stunning upset.
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The word 'vanquish' has a formal, literary tone and might sound dramatic in casual speech. SlideThe video game hero vanquished the final boss with a powerful strike.