Thwack vs Conquer - What's the difference?

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Thwack is a related term of conquer.


As verbs the difference between thwack and conquer

is that thwack is to whack or hit with a flat implement while conquer is to defeat in combat; to subjugate.

As a noun thwack

is the act of thwacking; a strike or blow, especially with a flat implement.

thwack

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of thwacking; a strike or blow, especially with a flat implement.
  • A heavy slapping sound.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To whack or hit with a flat implement.
  • * Washington Irving
  • a distant thwacking sound
  • To beat.
  • To fill to overflow.
  • (Stanyhurst)

    conquer

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To defeat in combat; to subjugate.
  • * (Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
  • We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms.
  • To overcome an abstract obstacle.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • By winning words to conquer hearts, / And make persuasion do the work of fear.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; for, even after she had conquered her love for the Celebrity, the mortification of having been jilted by him remained.}}
  • To gain, win, or obtain by effort.
  • To acquire by force of arms, win in war.
  • Derived terms

    * conquerable * unconquerable * conqueror * conquest