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The book, surprisingly, is not the self-aggrandizing vanity trip of a preening pop star one would expect.

One blogger called it a “self-aggrandizing political stunt.”

“The vast majority are motivated by noble motives, rather than financial or self-aggrandizing,” Sweeney said.

This self-aggrandizing drive also ensured her early success, when she rose from a script-reader at MGM to being a playwright.

Gone is Jason Russell and his kid, gone the self-aggrandizing references to his own role as some kind of hero of Africa.

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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-aggrandizing, such as: arrogant, bombastic, cocky, exultant, pompous, and pretentious.

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