Thwack vs Vanquish - What's the difference?

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Thwack is a related term of vanquish.


As verbs the difference between thwack and vanquish

is that thwack is to whack or hit with a flat implement while vanquish is to defeat, to overcome.

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)

    vanquish

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To defeat, to overcome.
  • * Clarendon
  • They vanquished the rebels in all encounters.
  • * Atterbury
  • This bold assertion has been fully vanquished in a late reply to the Bishop of Meaux's treatise.