vain

All Noun Adjective
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  • He soon discovered that all appeal to the civil power was in vain.
  • This self-love about her hair leads people to believe that she is rather vain.
  • Their effort was in vain as they were eventually killed or captured.
  • Vain set Australian prize money records as a two-year-old and three-year-old.
  • This call was never made in vain, nor will it be to-night in the new world.
  • A large party was ordered out after them, but in vain.
  • Georgia has disappeared and his search for her has been all in vain.
  • Not being a vain person, he did not care to have his image preserved.
  • His characters dream about changes which come out to be vain.
  • They do everything to stop his behavior, but it is all in vain.
  • He would be regarded as vain if he was not able to back up his words with actions.
  • His tears fell fast when our eyes met each other in looks for which all speech was vain!
  • His effort though was in vain as India went on to win the game and the series.
  • Though her effort was great, it eventually seemed in vain.
  • When the troops landed, however, they discovered that the effort had been in vain.
  • Thus all attempts to base belief in God using Reason are in vain.
  • All attempts of his relatives and friends to help him were in vain.
  • He tries to know it from her foster parents but all his efforts go vain.
  • She tries to get out of the priest's whole, but in vain.
  • However, a real revolutionary action took place the same evening which later proved to have been in vain.
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