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Triumph

noun

1) A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a general who had gained a decisive victory over a foreign enemy.

2) Hence, any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant.

3) A state of joy or exultation for success.

4) Success causing exultation; victory; conquest; as, the triumph of knowledge.

5) A trump card; also, an old game at cards.

6) To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.

7) To obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail.

8) To be prosperous; to flourish.

9) To play a trump card.

v. t.

1) To obtain a victory over; to prevail over; to conquer. Also, to cause to triumph.

Example Sentences for

Triumph

1) He had more than the ordinary Triumph of accepted love to swell his heart, and raise his spirits.
2) To opt for Stephen would be to allow the impulse of the moment to Triumph over the claims of history, kinship and community.
3) Most painful to me, and yet productive of lasting happiness, notwithstanding; for it WILL be happiness to know that I once held the high place in your regard which I now occupy, and every Triumph you achieve in life will animate me with new fortitude and firmness.
4) How would we know happiness from anguish or Triumph from failure?”
5) He started a bicycle factory and by the end of the century was producing motorcycles , as well as exporting engines to the UK to power the very first Triumph , among others
6) Hermpsrong's Triumph is complete, but although his innocence of any wrongdoing should have made his acquittal a foregone conclusion, that result was not inevitable.
7) May not even this be a feint that will increase your Triumph by affording a wider scope for your revenge?’ ‘How is this?
8) Whether this is just a testimony to the power of habit or the Triumph of hope over experience is unclear
9) The Triumph of Farfrae over Michael Henchard in The Mayor of Casterbridge is not the victory of the scheming capitalist over the traditional peasant: Henchard is himself a grasping profiteer, and Farfrae simply streamlines and extends his already thoroughly capitalist dealings.
10) Merit should be, but is not, re­ warded by society; vice can Triumph over virtue because virtue is not prepared to recognize the devious traps which vice man­ ufactures.
11) Nothing could have suited the fierce beast better, and with a roar of Triumph he leaped upon the little Lord Greystoke.
12) Vanity, while seeking its own guilty Triumph at the expense of another, had involved him in a real attachment, which extravagance, or at least its offspring, necessity, had required to be sacrificed.
13) jpg The Triumph of the Monk , by Johann Michael Rottmayr
14) Hermpsrong's Triumph is complete, but although his innocence of any wrongdoing should have made his acquittal a foregone conclusion, that result was not inevitable.
15) How many times have you looked back from a big victory and thought how sweet it was to finally Triumph after your long struggle?
16) To opt for Stephen would be to allow the impulse of the moment to Triumph over the claims of history, kinship and community.
17) I heard a light sigh and then my heart stood still, stopped dead short by an exulting and terrible cry, by the cry of inconceivable Triumph and of unspeakable pain
18) In ancient Greece wreaths were awarded to victors , both in athletic competitions , including the ancient Olympics , and in poetic meets ; in Rome they were symbols of martial victory , crowning a successful commander during his Triumph
19) Ives, though, improvement is possible, even likely: it seems inevitable that reason will Triumph and that men will learn to live benevolently with each other.
20) The gleam of hate and anticipated Triumph was once more apparent on his face.
21) Zimmer , Carl Evolution : The Triumph of an Idea (2001) ISBN 0-06-019906-7
22) Obversely, however, the charm of the Platonic mode of thought, which was an ARISTOCRATIC mode, consisted precisely in RESISTANCE to obvious sense-evidenceóperhaps among men who enjoyed even stronger and more fastidious senses than our contemporaries, but who knew how to find a higher Triumph in remaining masters of them: and this by means of pale, cold, grey conceptional networks which they threw over the motley whirl of the sensesóthe mob of the senses, as Plato said.
23) The groups change more swiftly, swell with new arrivals, dissolve and form in the same breath—already there are wanderers, confident girls who weave here and there among the stouter and more stable, 44 The Great Gatsby become for a sharp, joyous moment the center of a group and then excited with Triumph glide on through the seachange of faces and voices and color under the constantly changing light.
24) As Marianne’s affection for her mother was sincere, it must Triumph with little difficulty, over the imaginary evils she had started.
25) Riviere, not wholly ingenuously, undertook to explain to Jimmy the Triumph of the French mechanicians.
26) It was a moment of Triumph for the wilderness, an invading and vengeful rush which, it seemed to me, I would have to keep back alone for the salvation of another soul
27) The groups change more swiftly, swell with new arrivals, dissolve and form in the same breath—already there are wanderers, confident girls who weave here and there among the stouter and more stable, 44 The Great Gatsby become for a sharp, joyous moment the center of a group and then excited with Triumph glide on through the seachange of faces and voices and color under the constantly changing light.
28) jpg The Triumph of the Monk , by Johann Michael Rottmayr
29) Most painful to me, and yet productive of lasting happiness, notwithstanding; for it WILL be happiness to know that I once held the high place in your regard which I now occupy, and every Triumph you achieve in life will animate me with new fortitude and firmness.
30) For while Copernicus has persuaded us to believe, contrary to all the senses, that the earth does NOT stand fast, Boscovich has taught us to abjure the belief in the last thing that stood fastsof the earthóthe belief in substance,sin matter,sin the earth-residuum, and particle- atom: it is the greatest Triumph over the senses that has hitherto been gained on earth.