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Word of the week: Victorious

Apr 29, 2019
Word of the Week

victorious

[vik-tawr-ee-uh s]

(adjective)

Victorious means having achieved a victory; conquering; triumphant.

The cheers were deafening as the stalwart soccer team became victorious in its final championship game!

(Late Latin) victoriosus from (Latin) victoria, equivalent to victor, equivalent to vic, stem of vincere-to conquer + ous-full of

First known use: 1350

 

The Word of the Week (WOW) program was inaugurated at the Muhlenberg School District in 2010 and for the past eight years, the school district, local community and beyond have been involved in promoting literacy through the Word of the Week (WOW) vocabulary initiative.

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