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Vailed
Vailer
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vaimure
Vain
vain-glorious
vain-glory
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Vainglorious
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vaingloriousness
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VAIZATHA; VAJEZATHA
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Vainly definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VA'INLY, adv.
1. Without effect; to no purpose; ineffectually; in vain.
In weak complaints you vainly waste your breath.
2. Boastingly; with vaunting; proudly; arrogantly.
Humility teaches us not to think vainly nor vauntingly of ourselves.
3. Idly; foolishly.
Nor vainly hope to be invulnerable.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: to no avail; "he looked for her in vain"; "the city fathers tried vainly to find a solution" [syn: vainly, in vain]

Merriam Webster's

adverb see vain

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Vainly Vain"ly, adv. In a vain manner; in vain.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see vain

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. 1. Without effect, ineffectually, in vain, to no purpose, in a vain manner. 2. Proudly, arrogantly, boastingly, vauntingly. 3. Idly, foolishly.



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