Definition of 'vainly'
Example sentences containing 'vainly'
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All this while, Burnell was conscious of Murray-Roberts in the front row, red of face, vainly trying to suppress convulsive laughter. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2002)He waited until Trimmer was out of sight, then hunted vainly through his pockets for a piece of paper. STAGE FRIGHT (2002)Part of her, a tiny voice of caution in the back of her head, struggled vainly to be heard. LOST SUMMER (2002)
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Used Occasionally. vainly is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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