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Definition of Triumph

  • A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a general who had gained a decisive victory over a foreign enemy.
  • A state of joy or exultation for success.
  • Success causing exultation; victory; conquest; as, the triumph of knowledge.
  • To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.
  • To obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail.
  • To be prosperous; to flourish.
  • a successful ending of a struggle or contest
  • the exultation of victory
  • to express great joy
  • dwell on with satisfaction
  • prove superior
  • be ecstatic with joy

How to use triumph in a sentence. Triumph pronunciation.

A look of malignant triumph flashed from Achmet to High, and he said, scarce above a whisper: "May thy footsteps be as the wings of the eagle, Effendina.
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With a look of dark triumph he clapped his hands.
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This Good-Woman's Death, was very welcome to her unkind Husband, who had now no Body to controul him in his wicked Courses; but the Bawd the Whore and himself had a merry Meeting the next day after she was buried; and being well flushed with Wine, the Jilt thus began to Triumph: _Whore.
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In sharp contrast with him, Turgenev has created the character Solomin, who is not at all "typically Russian," but who must be if the revolutionary cause is to triumph.
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What a triumph of blessed memories to leave in legacy to that young, hopeful, Christian son, who, in childhood, had himself repeatedly proved that the Lord hears and answers prayer!
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Remarkable proofs of genuine and vivid piety, triumphs of patience and grace, lifting their possessors above the most painful and distressing circumstances, are met with in all their explorations, and more than repay them for toil or privation.
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But it clung hopefully, and never failed to gain a triumph.
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In the daily history of these struggles and trials and triumphs of faith, are found many surprising incidents, a few of which we relate.
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A young man arose in the Fulton Street prayer-meeting one day, and detailed his struggles and triumphs with his appetites.
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While passing again through all these towns, where I had seen her welcomed with so much enthusiasm, and who now addressed the same adoration and homage to a new sovereign, and while seeing again the chateaux of Lacken, Brussels, Antwerp, Boulogne, and many other places where I had seen Josephine pass in triumph, as at present Marie Louise passed, I thought with chagrin of the isolation of the first wife from her husband, and the suffering which must penetrate even into her retreat, as she was told of the honors rendered to the one who had succeeded her in the Emperor's heart and on the Imperial throne.
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He did not survive this triumph.
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Now, before the triumph of glorious Democracy, only those women kept servants who were capable of rule,-who had by birth the instinct of authority.
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Impatient with Nancy, because of the vagaries resultant from her mental and physical state, he himself exhibited a flagrant triumph of instinct over reason.
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It was sweet to gain this triumph over her friend, whose progress in the school of life she watched with the jealousy of a girl condemned to sterile passions.
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The man who had secured a place immediately in front of the doorsteps, waved his whip and uttered a shout of insulting triumph; his rival answered with volleys of abuse, and drove round as if meditating an assault; it was necessary for the policeman to interfere.
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The bargain might be made; a strong man would carry it through, and ultimately triumph by daring all risks.
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Peachey owed this triumph largely to the firm commonsense of his sister, who plainly refused to let the little fellow quit her care for that of such a woman as he was unfortunate enough to call mother.
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Again she lost her self-command; the mere thought of Fanny's possible triumph exasperated her.
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But Tyler would have it that she was Mary Fitton; and he tracked Mary down from the first of her marriages in her teens to her tomb in Cheshire, whither he made a pilgrimage and whence returned in triumph with a picture of her statue, and the news that he was convinced she was a dark lady by traces of paint still discernible.
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For, after all, what is the secret of the hopeless failure of the academic Bardolaters to give us a credible or even interesting Shakespear, and the easy triumph of Mr Harris in giving us both?
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Examples of Triumph

Example #1
The heart of the pomegranate is not redder than our hearts are red for thee.
Example #2
The fanatical eyes turned away.
Example #3
As if by magic fifty black slaves appeared, armed with daggers.
Example #4
Harrik saw the glance and interpreted it correctly.
Example #5
Yet she shall Sing, when 'tis his turn to howl.
Example #6
For my Part I am resolv'd to mourn in Sack; for now I need not fear her Spies that us'd to be still harkening at the Door; that I cou'd hardly let a Fart, but it was carryed to her straight by one or other.