Pricy Pride-of-india

Pride

Meanings and phrases

pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a feeling of self-respect and personal worth; pridefulness
  2. satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
  3. the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards
  4. a group of lions
  5. unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins); superbia

pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be proud of; plume; congratulate

Barbados pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental; coralwood; coral-wood; red sandalwood; peacock flower fence; Adenanthera pavonina

civic pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. pride in your city; civic spirit
E.g.
  • It expresses the unknown author's sense of civic pride.
  • Later the design was adopted by the town council as a symbol of civic pride.
  • Winston-Salem's citizens and politicians suffered a blow to their civic pride because the merged company would be based in Charlotte.

mountain pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mat-forming plant with deep pink flowers on short erect leafy stems; rocky places at high elevations from Oregon to California; Penstemon newberryi

pride of Bolivia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. semi-evergreen South American tree with odd-pinnate leaves and golden yellow flowers cultivated as an ornamental; tipu; tipu tree; yellow jacaranda

pride of California

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shrubby California perennial having large pink or violet flowers; cultivated as an ornamental; Lathyrus splendens

pride of barbados

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana; paradise flower; flamboyant tree; Caesalpinia pulcherrima; Poinciana pulcherrima

pride of place

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first or highest or most important or most ostentatious place

pride oneself

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. feel proud of; take pride

take pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. feel proud of; pride oneself
E.g.
  • The first - never anticipate; second - take pride in my profession.
  • The locals people take pride in the way these festivals are celebrated.
  • The locals people take pride in the way these festivals are celebrated with joy and happiness.

national pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The NCF also promotes "strong national pride in America".
  • They are often a source of national pride.
  • In Russia, the Kalashnikov is a tremendous source of national pride.

gay pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is no such thing as gay pride or anything like that.
  • Copenhagen Pride is a gay pride festival taking place every year in August.
  • Police dubbed the killer the "Rainbow Maniac", a reference to the gay pride flag.

pride parade

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Like last year, the pride parade took place without any violent incidents.
  • In 1993, she was the grand marshal of the first pride parade in Queens, New York.
  • The Romanian Orthodox Church issued a statement against the pride parade on 7 June.

great pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is a matter of great pride to the inhabitants.
  • “And I take great pride in that kind of work.
  • He took great pride in helping assistant coaches advance their careers.

takes pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Italy takes pride in their football stadiums and have some of the most well-known in the world.
  • The Mouldheel Clan practices blood and bone magic and takes pride in its members' scrying skills.
  • The museum's founder, Rebecca Alban Hoffberger, takes pride in the fact that AVAM is "pretty un-museumy".

source of pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her story became a source of pride to her descendants.
  • Wilson later spoke of the incident as a source of pride: "I believe ...
  • Her political career has been a source of pride in Israel's Georgian community.

took pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He took pride in the concept of designing for the future.
  • Regardless, these were all points that Milton later took pride in.
  • Later in life she took pride in being descended from a long line of British ancestors.

sense of pride

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The artist explained to "i-D magazine" that "there's a sense of pride in how people display themselves.
  • As he experiences his first success, Odo tries to resist bonding with Mora, who, when he taught Odo, experienced the same sense of pride Odo now feels.
  • He tried appealing to an individual's sense of pride, gave better blankets and clothing to the "most deserving", and motivated his slaves with cash rewards.
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