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Words nearby self-praise
Example sentences from the Web for self-praise
I do not care to boast, you understand, and to be forced into self-praise is abhorrent to me.Figures of Earth|James Branch Cabell
He left boasting and self-praise to others, far inferior to him in knowledge.
Mamma says I have made a bad commencement to my letter—that self-praise is no recommendation.Our Bessie|Rosa Nouchette Carey
It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the reproach of falsehood.'Life of Johnson|James Boswell
Where self-praise is strong a vague uneasiness sets Richardson to work on the style, unable to locate the center of his trouble.Samuel Richardson's Introduction to Pamela|Samuel Richardson