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Nothing instills FOMO quite like your friends’ smug Instagram photos.Want to quit social media? Here’s how to delete your accounts.|David Nield|January 28, 2022|Popular-Science
A former state senator who clashed with the group over legislation considers them “smug kingdom builders.”Why the Second-Driest State Rejects Water Conservation|by Mark Olalde|December 16, 2021|ProPublica
Being the Ricardos’ missteps in portraying Arnaz wouldn’t feel as egregious if the film didn’t seem so smug for pointing out the discrimination he faced while he was alive.‘Being the Ricardos’ Has Got Some ’Splaining to Do About Javier Bardem|Laura Bradley|December 10, 2021|The Daily Beast
Don’t Cry for MeThere’s a myth that we Argentines are smug and dramatic.
Anyone who has taken an official trip to a minority region is familiar with the requisite dance performance by awkward locals as smug officials stand by.How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia|CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI|July 12, 2021|Time
She was even sweet to that smug ingrate Miss Bunting after she kept insulting everyone at dinner.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If couples can seem smug and self-enclosed, the married single represents an even more irritating manifestation of that.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over a period of just a few weeks, a host of high profile periodicals have published smug, scornful dismissals of the music.
On video, Raymond Santana was smug, boastful, and nonchalant by turns, vividly reenacting who did what during the rape.
So our “right” to feel smug about these kinds of things is rather new.
Little did Tressan dream to what a cask of gunpowder he was applying the match of his smug pertness.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
There was something smug about the way he picked up his heels, swung his briefcase.
Lamb had already decided he would give it to him as he came plodding his smug little way home some evening.
That smug little editor swallowed everything that I said in the most amusing fashion.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Sinclair leaned up against a rock, his arms folded, a smug smile gradually widening across his features.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham