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over weening

adjective as in vaulting

adjective as in overweening


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What motive can he have in this save the slaking of his over-weening pride?

That will keep us from anything in the nature of pride or over-weening self-importance.

They need a sharp lesson, if only to bring down their over-weening self-conceit.

Over-weening pride, however, caused her to gloomily accept it.

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On this page you'll find 403 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to over-weening, such as: autocratic, bossy, cocky, dictatorial, high-handed, and imperious.

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