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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner marked by unwarranted pride in one's accomplishments or qualities.

Usage examples (35)
  • Here it is: leave off using the sigils vaingloriously.
  • Then he grinned vaingloriously into the darkness of the fore-peak.
  • 'And there's my sovereign alongside it,' cried the visitor vaingloriously.
  • And, very vaingloriously, I said three things: taste, probity and intelligence. for more
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