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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Filled with, exhibiting, or proceeding from excessive pride, especially in one's achievements or abilities.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin vana gloria (empty pride), from vana, feminine of vanus (empty) + gloria (pride, glory).
USAGE:"But some see James Cameron as a vainglorious auteur and seek to puncture his perceived pretension."
Nick Watt; Is the 'Avatar' Movie Making Viewers Nauseous?; ABC News (New York); Dec 18, 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived. -Oscar Wilde, writer (1854-1900)
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