Licking and Triumph


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Licking noun – Failure to win a contest.
Usage example: our team took a licking last night, but we'll get them next time

Triumph is an antonym for licking.
Nearby Words: lick, licked
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Triumph noun – An instance of defeating an enemy or opponent.
Usage example: our stunning triumph on the field won us the title of regional champs

Licking is an antonym for triumph.
Nearby Words: triumphant, triumphed, triumphantly, triumphal, triumphing
Antonyms for Triumph
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