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synonyms for grandstanding

  • egocentric
  • egotistical
  • self-absorbed
  • self-indulgent
  • selfish
  • egoistic
  • egomaniacal
  • egotistic
  • having a swelled head
  • independent
  • inward-looking
  • know-it-all
  • narcissistic
  • on an ego trip
  • self-interested
  • self-involved
  • self-seeking
  • self-serving
  • self-sufficient
  • stuck on oneself
  • wrapped up with oneself

antonyms for grandstanding

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  • benevolent
  • giving
  • unselfish
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How to use grandstanding in a sentence

The 2020 Australian Open was the last Grand Slam staged in unfettered fashion with packed grandstands, held in January and early February before the global pandemic wreaked havoc on sports scheduling around the world.
PLAN FOR AUSTRALIAN OPEN INCLUDES THREE-WEEK DELAY, STRICT CORONAVIRUS MEASURES, AND FANSLIZ CLARKEDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
But, placing a hearing like this so close to an election deemphasized substance and incentivized politicians to grandstand and “stand up” to some of the most powerful executives in the world.
THIS CLIP IS ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LATEST CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON SOCIAL MEDIASTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
If he's just doing a lot of grandstanding or if he's playing someone's political game, that's another thing.
SPRING STREETJAMES H. RICHARDSON
You fellows better cut out the grandstanding and have a look west.
A YANKEE FLIER WITH THE R.A.F.RUTHERFORD G. MONTGOMERY
At any time he was ready with a sneer for what he called the cowpuncher's "grandstanding."
STEVE YEAGERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
The sort of grandstanding the Karna were putting on had to be played to an audience.
IN CASE OF FIREGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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