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Rodomontade (rod-uh-mon-TAYD) noun: conceited speak or habit. roister (ROY-ster) verb: To have a good time loudly or in a arrogant method. 112 I offers you a definition of a proud guy: he's a guy who has neither vainness nor wisdom—one packed with hatreds can't be useless, neither can he be clever. —John ok eats 113 S sangfroid sangfroid (sahn-FRWAH) noun: The country of being supremely composed or confident, specially within the face of adversity or possibility. pride (sat-is-FAK-shuhn) noun: excitement derived from the achievement of expectancies. fulfill (SAT-is-fy) verb: to satisfy wishes or wishes. saucebox (SAWS-boks) noun: An impudent individual. self (self ) noun: A person’s crucial being, id, charac- ter, talents, and attitudes, particularly with regards to humans or issues outdoors oneself. 116 self-advertisement self-absorbed (SELF-ab-SAWRBD) adjective: Preoccupied by means of one’s personal concepts, feelings, and scenario in existence. William used to be too SELF-ABSORBED to note that everybody rolled their eyes at any time when he began to communicate. self-absorption (SELF-ab-SAWRP-shuhn) noun: Preoccupation with one’s personal innovations, feelings, and state of affairs in existence. self-admiration (SELF-ad-muh-RAY-shuhn) noun: The adoring of oneself. self-adulation (SELF-ad-uh-LAY-shuhn) noun: Self-flattery. self-advertisement (SELF-ad-ver-TYZ-muhnt) noun: Actively publicizing one’s personal self. 117 self-advocacy self-advocacy (SELF-AD-vuh-kuh-see) noun: status up for one’s personal ideals or pursuits. self-aggrandizement (SELF-uh-GRAN-dyz-ment) noun: Advancing one’s position in lifestyles or expanding one’s strength, usually via competitive capability. The flesh presser could by no means deny that he used to be responsible of SELF-AGGRANDIZEMENT throughout the crusade season. self-applauding (SELF-uh-PLAW-ding) adjective: An over the top feeling of satisfaction or approval in oneself. self-approval (SELF-uh-PROO-vuhl) noun: Approval of oneself. self-asserting (SELF-uh-SUR-ting) adjective: convinced self-advertisement. 118 self-confidence self-assurance (SELF-uh-SHOOR-uhns) noun: self belief in one’s skills. self-awareness (SELF-uh-WAIR-nes) noun: wisdom of the self or of one’s personality or character. self-centered (SELF-SEN-terd) adjective: useless, involved merely with one’s personal wishes and wishes. self-centeredness (SELF-SEN-terd-nes) noun: The act of caring with one’s personal wishes, wants, and affairs. self-conceit (SELF-kuhn-SEET ) noun: An over the top view of one’s talents or traits. self-confidence (SELF-KON-fi-duhns) noun: belief in one’s personal talents. 119 self-congratulation self-congratulation (SELF-kuhn-graj-uh-LAY-shuhn) noun: Complacent acknowledgement or delight relating to one’s personal achievements or characteristics. Self-satisfaction. self-delight (SELF-dih-LYT ) noun: excitement in oneself. self-display (SELF-dih-SPLAY ) noun: to place oneself on show. vanity (SELF-ih-STEEM) noun: self assurance in oneself; delight with one’s personal worthy. self-exaltation (SELF-eg-zawl-TAY-shuhn) noun: retaining oneself in excessive regard.

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