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Yossarian's vainglorious commanders raise the number of required missions and raise them again and again.

It is vulgar and it is vainglorious and therefore entirely typical of Palin's political style.

Will Jamie Oliver succeed where the vivacious, vainglorious Gayelord failed?

As vainglorious was Richard Westmacott's retreat from the field of unstricken battle as his advance upon it had been inglorious.

To have had a pastor always might have made them vainglorious.

Where formerly they were vainglorious, spiteful and envious, they now become humble, gentle and patient.

I could cite a number of amusing illustrations of this vainglorious sentiment, but one will suffice.

He would condescend to that for the sake, on a near day, of publicly humiliating a certain vainglorious jewellery dealer.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vainglorious, such as: arrogant, blowing one's own horn, boasting, bragging, cavalier, and cocky.

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