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Lovell does an excellent job deconstructing this self-serving myth.

The result is not only vindication, but also the self-serving sense that only you can save the republic.

Plenty of listeners will point to Paula as proof that Robin Thicke is a narcissistic, self-serving jerk.

“Catty, petty, and self-serving,” is how one of those way-right-of-center folk described Geithner to me.

There is, inevitably, a lot of self-serving humbug and a lot of tedious pap.

It was apparent that he had made a self-serving statement to Agent Quigley.

I think we colored people ought to be more self-reliant, more self-serving.

His testimony, though self-serving, was given due weight when urged in his own defense.

Through regulation, politics inserts itself as a self-serving factor in market transactions.

They often publish other people's self-serving communiqués without altering a word.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-serving, such as: boastful, pompous, self-absorbed, selfish, subjective, and affected.

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