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Vainly

The Bible

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  • Included in Eastons: No
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  • Included in Naves: No
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  • Included in Websters: Yes
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  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Vainly

VA'INLY, adverb

1. Without effect; to no purpose; ineffectually; in vain.

In weak complaints you vainly waste your breath.

2. Boastingly; with vaunting; proudly; arrogantly.

Humility teaches us not to think vainly nor vauntingly of ourselves.

3. Idly; foolishly.

Nor vainly hope to be invulnerable.