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Daemon
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self-aggrandizement

(noun) The act or practice of enhancing or exaggerating one's own importance, power, or reputation.

Synonyms: ego trip

Usage: The speaker encouraged bursts of applause from the crowd, which many suspected was merely a form of self-aggrandizement.
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self-aggrandizement
Definition: (noun) The act or practice of enhancing or exaggerating one's own importance, power, or reputation.
Synonyms: ego trip
Usage: The speaker encouraged bursts of applause from the crowd, which many suspected was merely a form of self-aggrandizement.
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Marcus Tullius Cicero is an author of a quote: The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
It looks like the word "placed" is a pivotal point here.

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Emel Rapchan
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self-aggrandizement
- self trip
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:51:32 AM

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Daemon wrote:
self-aggrandizement

(noun) The act or practice of enhancing or exaggerating one's own importance, power, or reputation.

Synonyms: ego trip

Usage: The speaker encouraged bursts of applause from the crowd, which many suspected was merely a form of self-aggrandizement.


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Last year, when confronted with a humiliating and inevitable defeat,
he blustered words of self-aggrandizement that haunted and frustrated
his future pursuits.
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