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The phrase of choice to describe Rampal is “self-styled god-man,” which has been repeated ad nauseam in the press.

The self-styled ‘Art Criminal’ dazzled onlookers and made history when he tightrope walked between the WTC towers 40 years ago.

As Petticrew wrote in 2011, Selye, the self-styled “Father of Stress,” had done important work in the 1930s and 1940s.

And Chechen fighters from the self-styled Vostok battalion arrived in central Donetsk today for a rally.

For a self-styled “manifesto,” the book is surprisingly personal and transparent.

"My valet might object to the opponent I assigned him," said the self-styled gentleman and man of honor.

In 1830 Bentham had even to hold up 'Master Peel' as a 'model good boy' to the self-styled reformer.

Yet at the same time he was up in arms against the self-styled “moderns”!

There is a deplorable tendency among our self-styled aristocracy to look upon their circle as a class apart.

Have we not, then, good reason to attribute it rather to the bearer of the message, to the self-styled interpreter of God's will?


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-styled, such as: ostensible, titular, formal, given, puppet, and simple.

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