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triumph

tri·umph

triumph

 
pronunciation:
traI uhmf
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, condition, or fact of achieving a great victory or success.
Her discovery was a triumph in the field of medicine.The battle of Austerlitz was a triumph for Napoleon.
synonyms:
achievement, conquest, success, victory
antonyms:
defeat
similar words:
accomplishment, ascendancy, attainment, coup, feat, glory, hit, smash, tour de force, win
definition 2: the sense of joy or elation resulting from such an achievement.
Triumph was obvious in the tone of his voice.
synonyms:
exultation
antonyms:
disappointment
similar words:
celebration, crowing, elation, jubilation, pride
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: triumphed, triumphing, triumphs
definition 1: to achieve a great victory or success.
Her courage allowed her to triumph.
synonyms:
conquer, win
antonyms:
fail, lose
similar words:
score, succeed
definition 2: to feel joy or exhilaration because of this achievement.
The team triumphed for days after the competition.
synonyms:
exult
similar words:
celebrate, gloat, glory in, jubilate, rejoice
definition 3: to prevail against something or overcome difficulties.
She triumphed over her handicaps.
synonyms:
prevail
antonyms:
lose, succumb
similar words:
hold out, overcome, persevere, win, withstand
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