vain vs. vane vs. vein – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Vain

Definition:

characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

Examples:

vain about her clothes

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Vane

Definition:

mechanical device attached to an elevated structure; rotates freely to show the direction of the wind

Examples:

vane blades

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Vein

Definition:

a blood vessel Or a narrow channel in rock that carries water or gold

Examples:

They staunched the flow of blood from his vein.

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