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vainglorious
used in The Screwtape Letters

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feeling self-importance
  • Your efforts to instil either vainglory or false modesty into the patient will therefore be met from the Enemy's side with the obvious reminder that a man is not usually called upon to have an opinion of his own talents at all, since he can very well go on improving them to the best of his ability without deciding on his own precise niche in the temple of Fame.
    Chapter 14 (81% in)

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