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egotist

[ē′gətist, eg′-]
one who is vain or conceited or who places too much importance on the self and is boastful, egocentric, and arrogant. See also egoist.
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BILL Platt complained about having to have an enforced 15-mile round trip through traffic jams which made him late to pick up a disabled person because of the egotistical pleasure of the few (Letters, October 27).
How about, the man is so self-centred, egotistical and you rarely hear anyone in racing say a good word about the guy.
He was perfect for the part of this maniacally egotistical actor,'' Germann says.
As egotistical as he was courageous, MacArthur fought doggedly against anyone who dared to question his military judgment, even the President of the United States.
Compelling Antarctic adventure combines scientific exploration of a deep underground lake with an egotistical explorer's maniacal efforts to complete a trek by foot across the treacherous landscape.
He is not always a very nice person, but he is likeable even though the reader can't help but notice his shallow, egotistical, juvenile side.
Brazilian Luiz Felipe Lampreia speaks of the "perception that Bush uses immense power in an egotistical way.
The game, loosely based on reality TV shows Survivor and I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, assumes that children are as stupid and egotistical as adults, which is a dangerous assumption.
Here is a self-help guide that teaches the reader to be alert for signs of egotistical and controlling behavior, a partner who can never be happy no matter what you do, and other red flags, as well as what to do to defend oneself from being a pawn in a sex game, caught in a replay of past abuse, surrounded on all sides by a family of narcissists, and coping with narcissists in the workplace or among one's friends as well as romantic partners.
In the West, paradoxically, zoning laws were the last line of defence against the egotistical urges of private landowners.
Baker's conflicts with powerful and egotistical black male leaders was to become a theme, and Ransby's treatment of such gender politics is one of the strengths of the biography.
He was a verbose, tobacco-chewing, rib jabber, and an honest and egotistical man.