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triumphant

adjective uk   us   /traɪˈʌm.fənt/
having achieved a great victory (= winning a war or competition) or success, or feeling very happy and proud because of such an achievement: It seemed as though the whole city had turned out for their team's triumphant homecoming. She emerged triumphant from the court after all the charges against her were dropped because of a lack of evidence. She made a triumphant return to the stage after several years working in television.
triumphantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Bob triumphantly announced his promotion.
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