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triumph

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1 a successful result brought about by hard work
  • getting into Harvard is quite a triumph

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2 an instance of defeating an enemy or opponent
  • our stunning triumph on the field won us the title of regional champs

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triumph

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of triumph (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to achieve victory (as in a contest)
  • despite an accident early on, the runner persevered and ultimately triumphed

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2 to feel or express joy or triumph
  • the team triumphed by hoisting their coach into the air and carrying her off the field

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The first known use of triumph was in the 14th century

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“Triumph.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/triumph. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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