pride

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pride

1. a group (of lions)
2. the mettle of a horse; courage; spirit
3. Archaic sexual desire, esp in a female animal

Pride

Thomas. died 1658, English soldier on the Parliamentary side during the Civil War. He expelled members of the Long Parliament hostile to the army (Pride's Purge, 1648) and signed Charles I's death warrant
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Study co-author Dr Michael Daly, said: "Contrary to the well-known saying 'pride comes before a fall', these findings suggest that pride may actually be a protective factor against falling in older adults."