"prides" in the noun sense
1. pride, pridefulness
a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
"he takes pride in his son's success"
the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards
a group of lions
5. pride, superbia
unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)
"prides" in the verb sense
1. pride, plume, congratulate
be proud of
"He prides himself on making it into law school"
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