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vain

to use the name of someone, esp God, without due respect or reverence
b. Jocular to mention someone's name
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Do you not see that of all weapons that men can take into their hands force is the vainest, the weakest?
BRITAIN'S self-confessed vainest man - who is battling body dysmorphia - is spending PS20,000 transforming his image saying: "I hate who I have become and how I look.
The judge - once called telly's vainest man - takes his beauty regime VERY seriously.
The room for the show boss, once called TV's vainest man, has purpose-built sofas, mood lighting, soundproofed walls and a sleeping area.
But the wannabe dubbed 'Britain's vainest man' could struggle to get a visa due to America's strict vetting of people with criminal convictions.
For good measure, he added that he regarded Paine as "the vainest of all authors.
NORTH Tyneside is the vainest place in Tyne and Wear according to an exclusive analysis of the nation's businesses.
NORTH Tyneside is the vainest place in Tyne and Wear, according to an analysis of the nation's businesses.
The author George Hanley in his book "Warriors" wrote that of all the races in Africa, the best one to live among, the most difficult, the proudest, the bravest, the vainest, the merciless, and the friendliest were the Somalis.
America's two vainest presidents, Woodrow Wilson and Obama, have been the most dismissive of the federal government's Madisonian architecture.
I have already repeated various times that I am the vainest creature on earth.
It's all in vain MATT DUNFORD claims he is the vainest man in the UK.