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  • 1 vain-glorious — a. 1. Conceited, vain, proud beyond desert. 2. Boastful, vaunting, braggart, pretentious …

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  • 2 vain — a. 1. Unreal, shadowy, unsubstantial, supposititious, dreamy, delusive, deceitful, false, baseless, imaginary, empty, void. 2. Unavailing, useless, bootless, ineffectual, fruitless, profitless, futile, nugatory, abortive, unprofitable, without… …

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  • 3 vain — Synonyms and related words: Gascon, abortive, absurd, airy, arrogant, asinine, barren, baseless, boastful, boasting, bootless, bootlessly, braggart, bragging, catchpenny, cocky, complacent, conceited, consequential, counterproductive, coxcombical …

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  • 4 Self-glorious — Self glo ri*ous, a. Springing from vainglory or vanity; vain; boastful. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 self-glorious — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective obsolete : boastful, vain …

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  • 6 W. B. Yeats — Yeats redirects here. For other uses, see Yeats (disambiguation). William Butler Yeats photographed in 1911 by George Charles Beresford William Butler Yeats ( …

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  • 7 κενεαυχεῖς — κενεαυχής vain glorious masc/fem acc pl κενεαυχής vain glorious masc/fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) …

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  • 8 κενεαυχέα — κενεαυχής vain glorious neut nom/voc/acc pl (epic ionic) κενεαυχής vain glorious masc/fem acc sg (epic ionic) …

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  • 9 κενεαυχές — κενεαυχής vain glorious masc/fem voc sg κενεαυχής vain glorious neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 10 κενοδόξως — κενόδοξος vain glorious adverbial κενόδοξος vain glorious masc/fem acc pl (doric) …

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  • 11 κενόδοξον — κενόδοξος vain glorious masc/fem acc sg κενόδοξος vain glorious neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 12 Metropolitan Church of Art of Jesus the Conductor — L Église Métropolitaine d Art de Jésus Conducteur or the Metropolitan Church of Art of Jesus the Conductor,[1][2] alternatively translated as the Metropolitan Church of Art of Jesus, Leader[3] (et cetera), was founded by Erik Satie, the French… …

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  • 13 Theagenes of Patras — Theagenes ( el. Θεαγένης) of Patras, was a Cynic philosopher and close friend of Peregrinus Proteus, who lived c. 160 AD.He is known principally as a character who appears in Lucian s The Death of Peregrinus ( la. De Morte Peregrini), where he is …

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  • 14 ostentatious — a. 1. Boastful, vain, showy, dashing, flaunting, pompous, vain glorious, fond of display, pretentious. 2. Showy, gaudy …

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  • 15 overweening — a. Conceited, haughty, proud, arrogant, opinionated, egotistical, consequential, supercilious, vain, vain glorious, puffed up …

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  • 16 proud — a. 1. Conceited, over weening, self satisfied, vain, contented, self conscious, egotistical, assuming. 2. Arrogant, haughty, imperious, supercilious, presumptuous, lordly, lofty, vain glorious, boastful, high spirited, high strung. 3. Grand,… …

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  • 17 puffed up — Conceited, proud, haughty, overweening, vain glorious, vain …

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  • 18 kenodoxy — † ˈkenodoxy Obs. rare 0. [ad. Gr. κενοδοξία, f. κενόδοξ ος vain glorious, f. κενό ς empty + δόξα glory.] ‘The love, study, or desire of vain glory’ (Blount Glossogr. 1656; hence in Phillips 1658, and Bailey 1730) …

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  • 19 Stock character — A stock character is one which relies heavily on cultural types or names for his or her personality, manner of speech, and other characteristics. In their most general form, stock characters are related to literary archetypes, but they are often… …

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  • 20 John Leland — This is about John Leland, antiquary. For other people called John Leland see John Leland (disambiguation). John Leland (September 13 1506 ndash; April 18 1552) was an English antiquary. He has been described as the father of English local… …

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