Debellate
Debellate De*bel"late, v. t. [L. debellatus, p. p. of debellare to subdue; de- + bellum war.] To subdue; to conquer in war. [Obs.] --Speed. [1913 Webster]

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  • debellate —   v.t. v.t. conquer.    ♦ debellation,    ♦ debellator, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • debellate — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin debellatus, past participle of debellare, from de + bellare to wage war, from bellum war more at duel obsolete : debel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Debel — De*bel , v. t. [Cf. F. d[ e]beller. See {Debellate}.] To conquer. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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