To better see all uses of the word
vainglorious
in
War and Peace
please enable javascript.

vainglorious
Used In
War and Peace
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • And the consciousness that the insult was not yet avenged, that his rancor was still unspent, weighed on his heart and poisoned the artificial tranquillity which he managed to obtain in Turkey by means of restless, plodding, and rather vainglorious and ambitious activity.

  • There are no more uses of "vainglorious" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • I became distracted with myself and my vainglorious attempt to act as a symbolic bridge between the children of Yamacraw and the outside world.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • But I was glad I didn’t speak, because to Father Huismans the words were not vainglorious.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading