vane / vain / vein

vane / vain / vein
   A vane is blade that rotates: I don't know how hard the wind blew; it blew the weather vane off the roof.
   Vain means "fruitless, hopeless, or without result": Bertie harbors a vain hope of becoming a world-class ice skater.
   Vein refers to the tubes that carry blood back to the heart: The veins are usually smaller than the arteries.

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