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triumph

tri·umph

triumph

 
 
pronunciation:
traI uhmf
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the winning of a great victory or success.
The nation's final triumph ended the long years of war.Her first novel was a triumph that she'd worked hard for.
synonyms:
achievement, conquest, success, victory
antonyms:
defeat
similar words:
accomplishment, feat, hit, smash, win
definition 2: the sense of joy that comes from such a victory.
His triumph was heard in the tone of his voice.
antonyms:
disappointment
similar words:
celebration, crowing, pride
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: triumphed, triumphing, triumphs
definition 1: to win a great victory or success.
She triumphed in her race for mayor.
antonyms:
fail
similar words:
score, succeed
definition 2: to win against something or overcome difficulties.
She triumphed over her unhappy childhood.
similar words:
hold out, overcome, withstand
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