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synonyms for proud flesh

  • disdain
  • airs
  • assumption
  • cockiness
  • conceit
  • condescension
  • contumely
  • disdainfulness
  • egoism
  • egotism
  • haughtiness
  • hauteur
  • hubris
  • huff
  • immodesty
  • insolence
  • loftiness
  • narcissism
  • overconfidence
  • patronage
  • pragmatism
  • presumption
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • self-love
  • smugness
  • snobbery
  • superciliousness
  • swagger
  • vainglory
  • vanity
  • big-headedness
  • self-exaltation
  • superbity
  • swelled head

antonyms for proud flesh

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  • humility
  • meekness
  • modesty
  • reality
  • realness
  • truth
  • disgrace
  • shyness
  • timidity
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How to use proud flesh in a sentence

It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
I, therefore, deliver it as a maxim, that whoever desires the character of a proud man ought to conceal his vanity.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Such things happen to all flesh, from man even to beast, and upon sinners are sevenfold more.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
You never cared—you were too proud to care; and when I spoke to you about my fault, you did n't even know what I meant.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
To be so humbled in the knowledge of any living being, was the vultures of Prometheus to the proud heart of Ripperda.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
"I'm not proud," replied Davy, provoked at being mixed up with Gobobbles in this way.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
It was a fatal error, for though the Spanish people might despise their King, they were intensely proud of their nationality.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He does well to be proud of his men and of the way they played up to-day when he called upon them to press back the enemy.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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