VAIN


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VAIN

vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia.
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Mrs Woodman said: "Our family have always supported the organ donor scheme and take comfort in the thought that Matthew's loss will not be in vain as the lives of other children and adults will be saved.
For otherwise we do good in vain, just as nature does.
Her Pap smear was interpreted as severe squamous dysplasia with human papillomavirus (HPV) changes indicative of VAIN III (Figure 1).
A source said: "Amanda and David both care about their appearance but without doubt the latter is more vain.
Paul Collingwood's defiant 95 was in vain as England foundered against Shaun Tait's pace to end their NatWest Series campaign on a Lord's low with a 42-run defeat against Australia.
This is the dispensation of God's grace: let it not be given in vain.
Simon revealed the vain one's name to Ebersol in 2003 after he bid 50,000 dollars for the answer at a charity auction.
I WAS appalled to read about 66-year-old Georgina Hopson, who was badly bitten as she tried in vain to save her pet dog being torn to pieces by a savage pack of four bull terriers (Birmingham Mail, July 1).
THE parents of stabbed care worker Ashleigh Ewing this afternoon pleaded that their daughter's death should not be in vain.
Mr Climbie, speaking from Abidjan, on the Ivory Coast, said: "When Victoria died, the then Health Secretary Alan Milburn promised us her death would not be in vain.
She and Christopher Sieber, as the hair-tossingly vain Sir Galahad, mock the formulaic pomposity of Andrew Lloyd Webber with the faux-Phantom power ballad "The Song That Goes Like This": "I'll sing it in your face / While we both embrace / And then we change the key
Even though she confesses to like our jungle hero Fran Cosgrave, Janet Street Porter has revealed that he's the most vain man she has ever met.