Usage examples for vanquished

  1. " I accept it willingly," replied Klea, looking down, " for I am the vanquished party." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The battle was quickly decided; for if either of them was knocked down, or even fell by accident, he was considered as vanquished and the victor expressed his triumph by a variety of gestures, which usually excited, as was intended, a loud laugh among the spectators. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  3. It was a slender consolation to the Governor- General, that his troops had been vanquished not by the enemy, but by the ocean. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009