She was the artist and the self-acknowledged arbiter of good taste, the monitor of the proper way.
I was by no means as yet a self-acknowledged wooer, and we discussed love in its lighter phases through the medium of literature.
He stood with lips sealed, partly by surprise at the question, and partly by self-acknowledged ignorance of the answer.
In the old days this was a slouchy, somewhat slovenly dressed individual of a self-acknowledged independence.
She had become a self-acknowledged toady, a spineless sycophant, and for what?