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  • adv. In a triumphant manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a triumphant manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a triumphant manner; in the manner of a victor; with the joy or exultation that proceeds from victory; victoriously: often implying insolent triumph.
  • Festively; rejoicingly.

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  • adv. in a triumphant manner


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