A couple of times, Newt Gingrich got so surly and snarky and self-congratulatory that I was transported back to 1995.
“It was not in my nature to turn the campaign into a constant exercise in self-congratulatory autobiography,” he explained.
She has a self-congratulatory Web site dedicated to the issue.
The tone, Thiessen says, is “factual but not self-congratulatory.”
There is some warrant for this self-congratulatory attitude in so far as it relates to the physical sciences.
Teresa, however, was not at all self-congratulatory on the subject of her gown.
The faces of the big four are wreathed in self-congratulatory smiles.
Sues saucy, self-congratulatory toss of the head 14 stung her so that she could have cried out.
Bill smiled a self-congratulatory smile for the word which gave him the loophole of escape.
The countenance of the captor—his movements, (they are those which the soul dictates,) are all joyous and self-congratulatory.