victory


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01. The team celebrated their [victory] with beer and pizza at a local restaurant.
02. He was a member of the [victorious] soccer team that won the Gold Cup in 1999.
03. The Allied forces scored a major [victory] on D-Day, ultimately leading to the end of the war in Europe.
04. The left-wing parties owe their [victory] in the election to the infighting which has divided the right.
05. The boxing match was very close, with both sides claiming [victory].
06. The [victorious] troops celebrated in the streets of Paris.
07. His [victory] over the number two ranked player in the tournament is sure to give him a lot of confidence going into his next match.
08. Georges Clemenceau once remarked that war is a series of catastrophes that results in a [victory].
09. Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch once said of the game, "[Victory] goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake."
10. Trajan's Column was erected in Rome to honor his [victories] over his enemies.
11. There is a Chinese proverb which states that he who is sure of his [victory] will not start a war.
12. There is a German proverb which notes that on the day of [victory], no fatigue is felt.
13. There is a Japanese proverb which states that we learn little from [victory], but a great deal from defeat.
14. There is a Vietnamese proverb which notes that [victory] makes you into an emperor, and defeat into a rebel.
15. There is a Spanish proverb which holds that the greatest [victory] is a bloodless [victory].
16. Bob Marley sang, "We Africans will fight, we find it necessary. And we know we shall win, as we are confident in the [victory] of good over evil."
17. In April of 1997, the Labor Party, with Tony Blair at its head, won a landslide [victory] in Britain's general election.
18. Britain won a decisive [victory] in the Falklands War when more than 11,000 Argentine troops on the islands surrendered on June 14, 1982.
19. On June 26, 1979, at the age of 37, boxer Muhammad Ali retired as champion with a professional record of 59 [victories] and three defeats.
20. Ralph Waldo Emerson once stated that men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparation for their [victories].

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