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preoccupied with one's own interests, often disregarding the truth or the interests, well-being, etc., of others.
serving to further one's own selfish interests.
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His fight strikes many as not only quixotic but also
Perceptions are fine, but they can also be
The risk here is that the argument is simply
The arguments for academic tenure have always struck me as pretty weak, and more to the point, transparently
It was a savvy maneuver to outflank the public's emerging suspicion of being manipulated by
The government does not deny that great killing took place, but it has issued a
interpretation of the events.
His disdain for contemporary unionism is ideological, as well as
There's no reason you shouldn't squeeze a little
consumerism into a free moment here and there.
But when anonymous sources are
or wrong, there is a painful price to pay.
faith in articulacy was reinforced: not merely evidence of intelligence but intelligence itself.
British Dictionary definitions for
habitually seeking one's own advantage, esp at the expense of others
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Better to be despised and have a servant, than to be self-important and lack food.
We are all serving a life-sentence in the dungeon of self.
This woman is headstrong, obstinate and dangerously self- opinionated.