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Pride vs. Bride

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Pridenoun

The quality or state of being proud; an unreasonable overestimation of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve and often contempt of others.

Bridenoun

A woman in the context of her own wedding; one who is going to marry or has just been married.

Pridenoun

(often with of or in) A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; -- in a good sense.

‘He took pride in his work.’; ‘He had pride of ownership in his department.’;

Bridenoun

An object ardently loved.

Pridenoun

Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain; hubris.

Bridenoun

An individual loop or other device connecting the patterns in lacework.

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Pridenoun

That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-congratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.

Brideverb

(obsolete) To make a bride of.

Pridenoun

Show; ostentation; glory.

Bridenoun

A woman newly married, or about to be married.

‘Has by his own experience triedHow much the wife is dearer than the bride.’; ‘I will show thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.’;

Pridenoun

Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory,

Bridenoun

Fig.: An object ardently loved.

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Pridenoun

Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness.

Brideverb

To make a bride of.

Pridenoun

Lust; sexual desire; especially, excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.

Bridenoun

a woman who has recently been married

Pridenoun

A company of lions or other large felines.

‘A pride of lions often consists of a dominant male, his harem and their offspring, but young adult males 'leave home' to roam about as bachelors pride until able to seize/establish a family pride of their own.’;

Bridenoun

Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)

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Pridenoun

(zoology) The small European lamprey species Petromyzon branchialis.

Bridenoun

a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony

Pridenoun

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Bride

A bride is a woman who is about to be married or who is newlywed. When marrying, the bride's future spouse, (if male) is usually referred to as the bridegroom or just groom.

Prideverb

(reflexive) To take or experience pride in something; to be proud of it.

‘I pride myself on being a good judge of character.’;

Pridenoun

A small European lamprey (Petromyzon branchialis); - called also prid, and sandpiper.

Pridenoun

The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank, etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance, reserve, and often in contempt of others.

‘Those that walk in pride he is able to abase.’; ‘Pride that dines on vanity sups on contempt.’;

Pridenoun

A sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one; lofty self-respect; noble self-esteem; elevation of character; dignified bearing; proud delight; - in a good sense.

‘Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride.’; ‘A people which takes no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants.’;

Pridenoun

Proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct; insolent exultation; disdain.

‘Let not the foot of pride come against me.’; ‘That hardly we escaped the pride of France.’;

Pridenoun

That of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem, or of arrogant and presumptuous confidence, as beauty, ornament, noble character, children, etc.

‘Lofty trees yclad with summer's pride.’; ‘I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.’; ‘A bold peasantry, their country's pride.’;

Pridenoun

Show; ostentation; glory.

‘Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war.’;

Pridenoun

Highest pitch; elevation reached; loftiness; prime; glory; as, to be in the pride of one's life.

‘A falcon, towering in her pride of place.’;

Pridenoun

Consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness; hence, lust; sexual desire; esp., an excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast.

Prideverb

To indulge in pride, or self-esteem; to rate highly; to plume; - used reflexively.

‘Pluming and priding himself in all his services.’;

Prideverb

To be proud; to glory.

Pridenoun

a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

Pridenoun

satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements;

‘he takes pride in his son's success’;

Pridenoun

the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards

Pridenoun

a group of lions

Pridenoun

unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Prideverb

be proud of;

‘He prides himself on making it into law school’;

Pride

Pride is positive emotional response or attitude to something with an intimate connection to oneself, due to its perceived value. Oxford defines it amongst other things as This may be related to one's own abilities or achievements, positive characteristics of friends or family, or one's country.

‘the quality of having an excessively high opinion of oneself or one's own importance’;

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