self-gratification

[ self-grat-uh-fi-key-shuh n, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-gratification

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Coquetry is the desire to please, as a means of self-gratification.

The pursuit of pleasure, self-gratification, is an original instinct with her.

McGillivrays only idea of right was that of self-gratification.

He eagerly snatched at an occasion at once of self-gratification, and of humiliating his proud and arrogant brother.

She came of a race of women to whom self-sacrifice was more natural than self-gratification.

Self-gratification rather than self-denial; independence rather than submission—these are the rules of life.

Lillie, I feel that it is wrong for us to use wealth merely as a means of self-gratification.

Many thousands of dollars had he spent in order to secure the means of self-gratification; but the end was not yet gained.

It offers the obligation of using all wealth as tools and not as means of self-gratification.

He welcomed the undying joy of self-sacrifice, and repudiated the momentary pleasures of self-gratification.

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