Listen to vainglory pronounced

[VAYN-glor-ee]

noun. Excessive pride in one’s achievements, abilities, qualities, etc.

My son lost his virginity last night, and now his displays of vainglory around the house are starting to piss people off.

Listen to sedulous pronounced

/ˈsɛdʒələs/

adjective. 1 Diligent in application or pursuit; constant. 2 steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object.

Diana was a sedulous hooker whose hard work, and willingness to “do the dirty stuff” earned her an appreciative and growing customer base.

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restive

Listen to restive pronounced

[RES-tiv]

adjective. Unwilling to go on; obstinate in refusing to move forward; stubborn.

Upon hearing news that she’d be serving 90 days in prison, Lindsay Lohan’s brow-beaten, coked-out mug looked quite restive.