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vainglorious

vainglorious

vainglorious Sentence Examples

  • Sennacherib was vainglorious and a bad administrator; he built the palace of Kuyunjik at Nineveh, 1500 ft.

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  • Ostensibly a solemn revenge for the burning of Greek temples by Xerxes, it has been justified as a symbolical act calculated to impress usefully the imagination of the East, and condemned as a senseless and vainglorious work of destruction.

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  • This failed to subdue the monks, whom the Archbishop of Volinsk described as "a band of soft-brained idiots led by a vainglorious hussar."

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  • Their enthusiasm and their prophesyings were denounced as demoniacal; their expectation of a glorious earthly kingdom of Christ was stigmatized as Jewish, their passion for martyrdom as vainglorious and their whole conduct as hypocritical.

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  • vainglorious egomaniac who can talk a great script but fortunately for us can't write one.

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  • vainglorious thought, a qualm came over me, a horrid nausea and the most deadly shuddering.

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  • vainglorious man.

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  • Ostensibly a solemn revenge for the burning of Greek temples by Xerxes, it has been justified as a symbolical act calculated to impress usefully the imagination of the East, and condemned as a senseless and vainglorious work of destruction.

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  • This failed to subdue the monks, whom the Archbishop of Volinsk described as " a band of soft-brained idiots led by a vainglorious hussar."

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  • Their enthusiasm and their prophesyings were denounced as demoniacal; their expectation of a glorious earthly kingdom of Christ was stigmatized as Jewish, their passion for martyrdom as vainglorious and their whole conduct as hypocritical.

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  • This is a bombastic and vainglorious epic in honour of Charles XI., whom Eurelius adored; it is not, however, without great merits, richness of language, flowing metre, and the breadth of a genuine poetic enthusiasm.

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  • Sennacherib was vainglorious and a bad administrator; he built the palace of Kuyunjik at Nineveh, 1500 ft.

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  • Also a chance to spot this week 's vainglorious egomaniac who can talk a great script but fortunately for us ca n't write one.

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  • And at the very moment of that vainglorious thought, a qualm came over me, a horrid nausea and the most deadly shuddering.

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  • Tony Blair, perfectly illustrates this, a prancing, posing, vainglorious man.

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