triumphantly

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv triumphantly in a triumphant manner "she shouted triumphantly"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Triumphantly In a triumphant manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • triumphantly In a triumphant manner; in the manner of a victor; with the joy or exultation that proceeds from victory; victoriously: often implying insolent triumph.
    • triumphantly Festively; rejoicingly.
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Quotations

  • Virgil
    Virgil
    “I too must attempt a way by which I can raise myself above the ground, and soar triumphant through the lips of men.”
  • James Russell Lowell
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    “The question of common sense is what is it good for? A question which would abolish the rose and be answered triumphantly by the cabbage.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    “There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.”
  • Sydney Joseph Perelman
    Sydney Joseph Perelman
    “Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin-it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.”
  • George Eliot
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    “In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.”
  • King Jr. Martin Luther
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    “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”

Usage

In literature:

Higher and sweeter and higher yet climbed the melody; one last triumphant leap, and it was over.
"While Caroline Was Growing" by Josephine Daskam Bacon
To German women the triumphant male is a splendid creature.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
Her presence in this world was a triumphant vindication of the claims of beauty and of sentiment.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
They retired within the circle of their wagons, and remained there as in a fort, while the triumphant allies encamped upon the field.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
He, however, gave his support from this time to the Union and lived to see that triumphant suppression of treason.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
He was bright and triumphant in that twilight room.
"The Coast of Chance" by Esther Chamberlain
The French have never shown their quick genius for organisation with more triumphant vigour.
"Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)" by John Morley
But, triumphant as he was, Edward had no mind to drive the Earl into revolt, nor was Warwick ready for revenge.
"History of the English People, Volume III (of 8)" by John Richard Green
And from the circle that night Paul, triumphant and joyful, excluded the vision of death.
"The Continental Monthly , Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862" by Various
The Tenawa chief is both joyous and triumphant.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

"First like a noise in troubled dreams,
But soon distinct I heard,
A dog's triumphant bark, and screams,
That spoke a dying bird."
"The Hermit's Dog" by William Hayley
Damp his yellow beard with mead,
Loud the harps clang'd thro the day;
With bruised breasts triumphant rode
Gisli's galleys in the bay.
"Gisli: The Chieftain" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
The distant trees will hardly see me
Until the sun at last can break
Out of the fog, and flash triumphant
Upon the meadows by the lake.
"Autumn Frost" by Boris Pasternak
When from your brow's triumphant worth
It seems the ages bled,
And through the leaves stern armour shone
Of glorious knights long dead;
"Immortal Eve - II" by Manmohan Ghose
Lo, here we do triumphant reign,
And joyful sing in lofty strain:
Lo, here we rest, and love to be,
Enjoying more than faith could see.
"The Believer's Soliloquy; Especially in Times of Desertion, Temptation, Affliction, &c." by Ralph Erskine
The mother mourns, but does not fail,
Her courage and her love prevail
O'er sorrow, and her spirit hears
The promise of triumphant years.
"The Oxford Thrushes" by Henry Van Dyke

In news:

Hear a Snippet of Mariah Carey's 'Triumphant' Track.
The 33-year-old Swiss defenseman, who was named captain of the Islanders earlier this week, had a triumphant return in the team's 6-2 rout of the Devils at Nassau Coliseum.
The Google Maps application is making its triumphant return to Apple's iOS devices today.
A triumphant achievement in storytelling is one of the best films of the year.
Legendary multiple Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe and Oscar winner (and recipient of a Special Tony Award) Barbra Streisand made a triumphant homecoming as she took the stage Oct 11 at Barclays Center, Brooklyn's brand new arena.
PITTSBURGH — So much for Ben Roethlisberger's triumphant return.
So much for Ben Roethlisberger's triumphant return.
McAllen Mystics Triumphant In Sugar N Spice Super Bowl .
Bowman makes triumphant return to mat.
President-unelect Rick Santorum made his triumphant return to the Capitol this week and took up a brave new cause: opposing disabled people.
Roller Derby has triumphantly returned to the 'Ville with the Derby City Roller Girls who continue to gain steam in local sports.
The Who Stage 'Quadrophenia' at Triumphant Brooklyn Concert.
Oakland East Bay Symphony's triumphant season opener.
INTERVIEWS Hear Mariah Carey Floss With the Bawse on ' Triumphant (Get 'Em)'.
The Dark Side of Facebook's Triumphant Day.
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In science:

One of the highlights of this meeting was the triumphant start reported by K2K .
Summary of Neutrino 2000
For now, experiment is triumphant: especially after the run at √s/A = 200 GeV, there is a striking agreement between different experiments for many quantities of interest.
Theory at Quark Matter '02
Thus, as far as the measurements reflected in Fig. 5 are concerned, the SM remains triumphantly successful.
Summary of the 2003 Moriond Workshop on Electroweak Interactions and Unified Theories
The third planet of Gl 876 (Rivera et al. 2005) is, at 7.5 M⊕ (P = 1.94 days), the least massive found by the triumphant radial velocity technique.
Astrophysics in 2006
This is Manjusri, in Buddhist teaching, the bodhisattva associated with wisdom triumphant over all obstacles.
Summary of Lepton Photon 2011
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