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Daemon
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self-seeking

(noun) Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.

Synonyms: opportunism, self-interest, expedience

Usage: He had one devoted friend at least, and he had conquered one soul in the world that was neither rudimentary nor tainted with self-seeking.
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self-seeking
Definition: (noun) Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.
Synonyms: opportunism, self-interest, expedience
Usage: He had one devoted friend at least, and he had conquered one soul in the world that was neither rudimentary nor tainted with self-seeking.
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self-seeking (noun) Taking advantage of
opportunities without regard
for the consequences for
others. Synonyms: opportunism, self- interest, expedience Usage: He had one devoted friend at least, and he had
conquered one soul in the
world that was neither
rudimentary nor tainted with
self-seeking.
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By compelling landowners to become members of ACCAs despite the ethical stance and personal conscience of those members, (...), the Loi Verdeille inflicts on the persons concerned wrongs that are disproportionate to the aim pursued, namely the self-seeking pursuit of a leisure activity and the organisation of that activity.
[The approved municipal hunter's association (Association communales de chasse agréées - "ACCAs")]
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Another Synonym is inner-directed.
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