Vainglorious Vain`glo"ri*ous, a. Feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful. ``Arrogant and vainglorious expression.'' --Sir M. Hale. -- {Vain`glo"ri*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Vain`glo"ri*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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