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Spell check of vain

Correct spelling: vain

Synonyms:
unreal, self-satisfied, patronizing, splashy, nugatory, swollen, confident, counterproductive, smug, profitless, used, otiose, bombastic, frivolous, self-admiring, inflated, self-flattering, egotistic, egocentric, bragging, vacant, haughty, blatant, preening, self-important, botched, unprofitable, in vain, high-and-mighty, self-seeking, inefficacious, histrionic, egoistical, snazzy, ostentatious, high-handed, self-love, boastful, rakish, immodest, jaunty, unsuccessful, biggety, forced, abortive, ineffectual, stilted, failed, fruitless, grandiloquent, baseless, sensational, petty, pompous, fussy, affected, foppish, full, delusive, self-glorying, bungled, flashy, swellheaded, arrogant, ineffective, self-centered, huffy, dashing, visionary, selfish, trivial, unserviceable, hoggish, complacent, egoistic, bootless, barren, garish, narcissistic, Midland, windy, flaunting, pointless, pretentious, grand, flourishing, flamboyant, hoity-toity, crowing, proud, superior, frustrated, inconstant, idle, conceited, thwarted, egotistical, chaffy, showy, futile, foiled, self-praising, dramatic, null, stuck-up, sleeveless, vainglorious, empty, unproductive, consequential, disastrous, unimportant, thrive, worthless, insignificant, self-conceited, formal, gaudy, condescending, junky, fat-headed, self-occupied, grandiose, swollen-headed, bigheaded, ornate, overweening, self-loving, greedy, superficial, self-applauding, vapid, no-good, shameless, opulent, prideful, valueless, unavailing, useless, unsatisfying, self-opinionated, exhibitionistic, hollow, assured, deceitful, important, unsubstantial, flagrant, trifling, shadowy.

Antonyms:
esteemed, potent, feasible, successful, virtuous, sufficient, functional, prized, demure, shy, special, fancy, unassuming, down-to-earth, serviceable, efficacious, substantial, introverted, worthy, bashful, useful, applicable, unassertive, adequate, diffident, expedient, timid, cherished, valuable, profitable, sheepish, effective, competent, real, productive, mousy, worthwhile, precious, treasured, shrinking, sound, usable, humble, workable, invaluable, retiring, priceless, practical, unpretentious, fruitful, realizable, meek, advantageous, beneficial, self-reproving, solid, valid, choice, overmodest, effectual, practicable, modest, efficient, exceptional, high-grade, deadly, powerful, meaningful.

Examples of usage:

1) He was making straight for the crowd, which tried in vain to clear a path for him to pass. - "Leo the Circus Boy", Ralph Bonehill.

2) Was all to be in vain? - "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus", G. A. Chadwick.

3) In vain he told himself that Peter had the same right as he to seek Betty's love. - "The Eye of Dread", Payne Erskine.

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