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 Meanings and Examples of VICTORY
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victory
 n.  successful ending of struggle or contest; defeat of an enemy or opponent
Classic Sentence: (170 in 12 pages)
1  It was high tide of devotion and pride in their hearts, high tide of the Confederacy, for final victory was at hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
2  The war went on, successfully for the most part, but people had stopped saying "One more victory and the war is over," just as they had stopped saying the Yankees were cowards.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
3  It was obvious to all now that the Yankees were far from cowardly and that it would take more than one victory to conquer them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
4  The Confederacy had scored a smashing victory, at Fredericksburg and the Yankee dead and wounded were counted in the thousands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
5  May came and the Confederacy won another great victory at Chancellorsville.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
6  The news reached Atlanta almost simultaneously with the news of the victory at Chancellorsville, and the town fairly rocked with exultation and with laughter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
7  Chancellorsville might be a more important victory but the capture of Streight's raiders made the Yankees positively ridiculous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
8  One more victory and the war would be over, and then Darcy Meade could have all the boots he wanted, and the boys would come marching home and everybody would be happy again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
9  Atlanta and its railroads had played a big part in making Chickamauga a great victory for the South.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
10  It was the greatest feat of the war, and Atlanta took pride and personal satisfaction in the thought that its railroads had made the victory possible.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
11  Grant was a butcher who did not care how many men he slaughtered for a victory, but victory he would have.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
12  Confidence in ultimate victory never wavered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
13  In victory or defeat, they were their boys.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  The crowd cheered the troops as they would have cheered them in victory.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  Well, she'd have to bear it meekly, much as she disliked it, if she expected to snatch victory from this debacle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
16  The Democratic Party romped to victory in the recent elections.
17  Labour did not have an easy election victory in East Oxford.
18  Our election victory has given us a mandate to reform the economy.
19  It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur.
20  Fall is not a failure, can not stand up to failure; walking is not successful, only unremittingly is victory.
21  We are hopeful of our final victory.
22  His victory means that he is now assured of a place in the final.
23  He that returns good for evil obtains the victory.
24  The England keeper revealed some fancy footwork in the victory over Nottingham Forest.
25  Last month's victory has given him a renewed zest for the game.
26  Larsson's goal gave Celtic a deserved victory.
27  A victory for Brazil had been predicted and such indeed was the result.
28  She is exuberating in the knowledge of having contributed to victory.
29  He is a leader who is magnanimous in victory.
30  She won the court case, but it was a Pyrrhic victory because she had to pay so much in legal fees.