Lexicon: triumphant – trouble

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triumphant, adj. [Fr. < L.]

  1. Jubilant; exultant; rousing; stirring; exhilarating; [fig.] patriotic; celebrating a military victory.
  2. Joyful; confidently happy; rejoicing for victory; graced with conquest.

triumphant, adv. [Fr.]

  1. Overwhelmingly; inevitably; with unstoppable success.
  2. Victoriously; by a winner; in the manner of a hero.

trivial, adj. [L. trivialis.]

Insignificant; trifling.

troop (-s), n. [OFr trope.]

Collection of people; body of soldiers.

tropic, adj. [L. tropicus < Gk.]

  1. Exotic; sultry; [fig.] colorful; exuberant.
  2. Verdant; lush; floral; rich in vegetation; [fig.] pertaining to spring; [word play on “tropical” < “trope”] poetic; lyrical; rhetorical; metaphorical; figurative; symbolic; allusive; analogical.
  3. Tropical; equatorial; belonging to the Tropics; pertaining to areas of warm climate on either side of the equator; [fig.] emotive; capable of feeling.
  4. Sunny; warm; hot in temperature; [fig.] passionate; affectionate; sentimental.

tropic, n. [see tropic, adj.]

Zone; band; latitude; parallel; geographic area; warm color at dusk on the horizon; [word play on “trope”] image; figure; ornament; metaphor; symbol; allusion; analogy.

troth, n. [see truth, n.]

  1. Belief; faith; trust; confidence; fidelity; word of promise.
  2. Tryst; reunion; meeting of lovers; promise to meet at a certain time and place; [fig.] wedding.

Trotwood, proper n. [poss. < Trotter, messenger < Fr. trot; see also wood, n.]

David Copperfield; new given name that the boy protagonist receives when Aunt Betsy Trotwood adopts him in Charles Dicken's novel David Copperfield.

troubadour, n. [Fr.]

  1. Bard; singer; one who plays a musical instrument; French medieval lyric poet who expresses courtly love; [fig.] songbird.
  2. Harper; harpist; psalmist; song writer; one who composes and performs lyric poems; musician who plays a stringed instruments while singing.

trouble, n. [OFr truble.] (webplay: turn, insects, disturbance, guest, vessel, hollow, channel, sea, hollow, waves, truant, trick, intermission, violates, covenant).

  1. Molestation; inconvenience; annoyance; uneasiness; trial; affliction.
  2. Disturbance; annoyance; vexation; agitation; perplexity; thing that prevents peace of mind.