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- adj. Describing actions intended to make oneself seem more important. Boastful.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
- adj. exhibiting self-importance
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I admit it would be self-aggrandizing to try and account for this by blaming it on the misappropriation of ‘classic’ Halo sounds in the game, but at the very least it is a symptom of the larger problem at hand.
Apparently, even he's grown tired of the self-aggrandizing hoax through which he's flung enough ignorant, racist bile to fill 100 KKK meetings.
Joe, you tried to praise him for actually contributing to a discussion instead of preening and self-aggrandizing for once.
For a second there when I read this headline, I forgot that Evan was a political scion and thought that Matt was giving the DNC a little Singapore-style advice on how to deal with whiny, back-stabbing, self-aggrandizing Deficit Peacocks ….
Aside from being wrong, the cynical, self-aggrandizing view that all this warmongering from the right comes down to profit is unhelpful.
Why is it that Congress will vote on and pass resolutions for some of the most stupid and self-aggrandizing notions, yet, do everything in their power to prevent a simple Yes or No vote on POW-MIA Hearings that have been sought for more than a dozen years.
However, methinks the bulk of them are wising up to the bad opinions, false heroics, cowardly verbal attacks, hysterical malaprops, boorish bravado and self-aggrandizing bile being poured on-screen, on the airwaves and the Internet by these current players, retired players, and boorish self-appointed "experts".
Presumably, what makes political networks so pernicious is not their personal sex life, but the very real damage they do to their states in the form of myopic and self-aggrandizing lawmaking, incompetent appointees, and a perversion of our democratic institutions.
It's not to say that lip service isn't paid to the customer and the market, but let's face it, even that is a more self-aggrandizing gesture.
Patrick: Honestly what does that mean, other than that the the source is a self-aggrandizing buffoon or Laurence Tribe?
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