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vainglorious
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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feeling self-importance
  • Whither are gone our boastings when we said that we were bravest, the boasts ye uttered vaingloriously when in Lemnos, as ye ate your fill of flesh of tall-horned oxen and drank goblets crowned with wine, and said that every man should stand in war to face fivescore yea tenscore Trojans? yet now can we not match one, even this Hector that anon will burn our ships with flame of fire.
    Book 8 (44% in)

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