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  • as inboast
  • as ingasconade
  • as inplume
  • as inpride

synonyms for flatter oneself

  • advertise
  • aggrandize
  • blow
  • bluster
  • bully
  • cock-a-doodle-doo
  • con
  • crow
  • exaggerate
  • exult
  • fake
  • flaunt
  • flourish
  • gasconade
  • gloat
  • glory
  • grandstand
  • jive
  • prate
  • preen
  • puff
  • shoot
  • shovel
  • showboat
  • shuck
  • sling
  • strut
  • swagger
  • triumph
  • vapor
  • attract attention
  • blow one's own horn
  • blow smoke
  • congratulate oneself
  • give a good account of oneself
  • hug oneself
  • lay on thick
  • psych
  • show off
  • sound off
  • talk big

antonyms for flatter oneself

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  • be sad
  • conceal
  • fail
  • hide
  • deprecate
  • deprecate
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How to use flatter oneself in a sentence

She seemed to imply that I was a modest soldier, and if there is a way to flatter a man it is to call him modest.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The habit of refreshing oneself with a pipe on some elevated spot which commands a fine view, is common to both sexes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He urged, that it would flatter the peculiarities of her character, and might conciliate her good offices for his liberty.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
To suddenly discover oneself proficient where failure had been feared increases self esteem and adds to the sum of happiness.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He afterwards enlarged his model and adopted a flatter pattern, and arrived at the greatest perfection about 1700.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
We arrive then at this one certain fact, that the flatter the model of a violin the greater the probability of a good fine tone.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
I don't profess to know anything about business, but I flatter myself that I understand my fellow men.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
In consequence of this, this particular note will be sounding flatter in pitch than it ought to do.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
I don't flatter myself that she broke her heart on my account, but what would she think of me in my red coat?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The whole of our gunroom officers dine with us, and we flatter ourselves that we shall end the day as happily as we have begun it.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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