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

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Shrewdly he guessed that the way to pierce that impassive front was through an appeal to vanity and to selfinterest.

WORD ORIGIN

also self interest, 1640s, from self- + interest (n.). Related: Self-interested.

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