In contrast to the ecstatic mood of his partisans, the president was the opposite of triumphal.
He was guaranteed $10,000 a night, his singles were million sellers, he was booked for a triumphal tour of England….
"We'll have your triumphal chariot waiting outside to bring you back to your hotel tonight," the auctioneer joked.
On Friday night, Roger Ebert made a triumphal return to television, the first ever talk-show host without a voice of his own.
On May 13, Indian democracy served up one of its most triumphal stories.
Following (p. 115) the triumphal entry into New York harbor, the vessel cast another anchor and remained undocked for the night.
Their triumphal entry into Adelaide was a demonstration worthy of a prince.
The viceroy and officials came forth to welcome him, and he made a triumphal entry into the city.
With my husband's departure my triumphal course seemed to come to a close.
triumphal arches seem to have been in use among the Chinese in very ancient times.