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conquestĭo , ōnis, f. conqueror,
I.a violent complaining or bewailing, complaint (very rare).
I. Prop.
B. Esp., in rhet.: “conquestio est oratio auditorum misericordiam captans,Cic. Inv. 1, 55, 106; cf. id. ib. 1, 52, 98; Auct. Her. 3, 13, 24.—
II. Transf., of the plaintive notes of birds, Plin. 10, 23, 33, § 66.
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