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synonyms for self-directions

  • self-determination
  • self-rule
  • autarchy
  • autonomy
  • independence
  • self-direction
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How to use self-directions in a sentence

Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The crowd shuffled off in all directions, and then engaged in a confused struggle for the chairs.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It is the experience of such that the voice may be extended in its range in both directions at once.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
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