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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.

Examples Sentences for

Triumph

1) 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.
2) 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
3) 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.
4) As Ca­ leb realizes at the end of the novel, his Triumph over Falkland dooms them both.
5) Whether this is just a testimony to the power of habit or the Triumph of hope over experience is unclear
6) This includes a Triumph over Tom, who in his dying moments acknowledges his sister’s moral superiority.
7) The Triumph of seeing me so may be open to all the world.
8) He who exults at the stake, does not Triumph over pain, but because of the fact that he does not feel pain where he expected it.
9) The Triumph of my enemy increased with the difficulty of my labours.
10) He had more than the ordinary Triumph of accepted love to swell his heart, and raise his spirits.
11) As we become more aware of life’s complexity, however, we need to relinquish the reassurance implied in the magical Triumph of all that is good
12) To opt for Stephen would be to allow the impulse of the moment to Triumph over the claims of history, kinship and community.
13) 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.
14) As long as you keep looking, you will Triumph in the end.”
15) Her most famous film was Triumph des Willens -LRB- Triumph of the Will -RRB- , a propaganda film made at the 1934 Nuremberg congress of the Nazi Party
16) A total of 139 members of the Paris Parliament are exiled by order of the King , but eventually Triumph over the Crown , and secure their recall in December
17) I owe such a grudge to myself for the stupid, rascally folly of my own heart, that all my past sufferings under it are only Triumph and exultation to me now.
18) 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.
19) The gleam of hate and anticipated Triumph was once more apparent on his face.
20) 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
21) 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.
22) 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.
23) Freedom of Willíóthat is the expression for the complex state of delight of the person exercising volition, who commands and at the same time identifies himself with the executor of the orderó who, as such, enjoys also the Triumph over obstacles, but thinks within himself that it was really his own will that overcame them.
24) The gleam of hate and anticipated Triumph was once more apparent on his face.
25) She will then find that a single Triumph of her flag will be more available for her prosperity, than the conquest of the four continents; that her pre-eminance by sea will carry and diffuse her influence over all lands; and, that universal influence is universal dominion.
26) As Marianne’s affection for her mother was sincere, it must Triumph with little difficulty, over the imaginary evils she had started.
27) 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.
28) The tower was a particular Triumph -- it is the only 11th century great crossing tower still standing in England
29) I owe such a grudge to myself for the stupid, rascally folly of my own heart, that all my past sufferings under it are only Triumph and exultation to me now.
30) 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.