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as in diadem
a decorative band or wreath worn about the head as a symbol of victory or honor the crown of laurel leaves that is traditionally placed on the winner of the marathon

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as in championship
the position occupied by the one who comes in first in a competition his lifelong dream of someday winning the heavyweight boxing crown

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as in to finish
to bring to a triumphant conclusion the Olympic Games were crowned by spectacular closing ceremonies

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“Crown.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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