Coquetry is the desire to please, as a means of self-gratification.
The pursuit of pleasure, self-gratification, is an original instinct with her.
McGillivrays only idea of right was that of self-gratification.
He eagerly snatched at an occasion at once of self-gratification, and of humiliating his proud and arrogant brother.
She came of a race of women to whom self-sacrifice ...