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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A region of the eastern United States along the Atlantic coastline, especially the urban corridor from Boston to Washington, D.C.

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Examples

  • Most Self-Serving Injury: After getting hospitalized for heat stroke and leaving her teammates Ty and Ed in a lurch, Top Chef's Sarah conveniently returns just in time to serve the judges.

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  • The eBay product listing, which describes the subject as "Untrustworthy, Self-Serving Politician," drips heavily with sarcasm and outright disdain for the first-term governor.

    Florida GOP auctions Crist painting on eBay

  • Bush and Musharraf's Self-Serving Definition of Democracy yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Bush and Musharraf\'s Self-Serving Definition of Democracy'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Bush and Cheney must be watching in pride (and envy) as their protege\' in Pakistan deftly manipulates the absolute power manifest in his control over his country\'s military.

    Bush and Musharraf's Self-Serving Definition of Democracy

  • As an amateur writer, one of my articles, "Clergy Sex Abuse & Self-Serving Prophecies -- Are You An Enabler?" was published on the www. opednews.com website March 31, 2007.

    Will Society Learn From Past History?

  • Hague is a fully-paid up member of the Westminster Self-Serving Careerist Class.....

    Political Short Stories on Radio 4

  • Self-Serving Great Grandmother's Dishes (15/7/06) posted by bibliobibuli at 11: 25 PM

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  • Carnal Misadventures; and Spurious And Self-Serving Outrage From Anfield lead Chelsea out at Stamford Bridge for a crunch London derby against bitter rivals Arsenal this afternoon, and he knows he

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  • Anyone have taking bets on when "Net Neutrality 2: Revenge of the Self-Serving Pols" rolls, they'll make sure "official" blogs like this are in a separate class that is guaranteed high-bandwidth.

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  • Esquire's New Big Black Book: The Self-Serving Endorsement (with Video) or maybe it's because we're midway between the winter holidays and Memorial Day, but whatever the case, it feels like time to take a day off.

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  • The full study, "Blame Contagion: The Automatic Transmission of Self-Serving Attributions" is available in the November issue of the

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