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He sought self-aggrandizement, and was extremely fond of killing.

She took a drubbing, fielding accusations of self-aggrandizement from the financial press and fans alike.

Self-aggrandizement via letting others depend on you can be a poor substitute for a sense of your own accomplishments.

Some of the members stooped to petty acts for self-aggrandizement, breeding suspicion in the minds of many.

His career was not tarnished with bold strides of misguided ambition or base attempts at self-aggrandizement.

Inflamed by as intense an ambition as ever burned in a human bosom, every thought and energy was devoted to self-aggrandizement.

While they reasoned thus, the temptations of graft and self-aggrandizement overtook some of the leaders.

As soon as he came to power, he accepted every opportunity of self-aggrandizement as a new Smith prerogative.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-aggrandizement, such as: arrogance, narcissism, self-absorption, selfishness, boastfulness, and bragging.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.