GRE Word List

VAIN

having or showing undue or excessive pride in one's appearance or achievements : conceited

The meaning of the word vain is having or showing undue or excessive pride in one's appearance or achievements : conceited.

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WordMeaning
fuss:trouble or worry over trifles; make nervous; pay too much attention to; N: needless concern or worry (about a trivial thing); anxious nervous condition; display of attention; Ex. make a fuss over the baby
antediluvianof or relating to the period before the flood described in the Bible
deviseto form in the mind by new combinations or applications of ideas or principles : invent
spuriousborn to parents not married to each other
allegiancethe obligation of a feudal vassal to his liege lord
prelatean ecclesiastic (such as a bishop or abbot) of superior rank
effulgentradiant splendor : brilliance
glossyhaving a surface luster or brightness
adverseacting against or in a contrary direction : hostile
headstrongnot easily restrained : impatient of control, advice, or suggestions