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 for vainglorious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vainglorious \Vain`glo"ri*ous\, a.
     Feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful.
     "Arrogant and vainglorious expression." --Sir M. Hale. --
     Vain`glo"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Vain`glo"ri*ous*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had
             a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride" [syn: big,
             swelled, vainglorious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "vainglorious":
     Gascon, boastful, boasting, braggart, bragging, complacent,
     conceited, consequential, disdainful, fanfaron, fanfaronading,
     gasconading, insolent, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic,
     narcistic, overproud, overweening, self-admiring, self-advertising,
     self-applauding, self-approving, self-assuming, self-complacent,
     self-conceited, self-congratulating, self-congratulatory,
     self-content, self-contented, self-delighting, self-endeared,
     self-esteeming, self-flattering, self-glorious, self-gratulating,
     self-gratulatory, self-important, self-lauding, self-loving,
     self-respecting, self-satisfied, self-sufficient, self-vaunting,
     smug, stuck-up, supercilious, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain,
     vaporing, vaunting

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