egotist

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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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Sherry compensates for his surrender to Greene by egotistically inserting himself into the biography.
Kurosawa himself complained that Shakespeare "is always too wordy," and "hazarded the explanation that the original actors must have egotistically inflated their parts" ("History" 415).
Instead of requesting clearance to land the plane, the pilot egotistically radioed the tower: "Guess who?
This chute resulted in a breaking away from unity, simplicity, and homogeneity--a splitting up into individuals that egotistically struggle for independence in isolation.
If the observer is at odds, if he egotistically resists the distributed energies sustaining him, then he is "negatively" directed to himself and the world.
When it comes to conspicuous consumption based on self-centered hedonism and egotistically driven consumerism, dollar for dollar, nobody beats us boomers.
Thinking egotistically in a tragic circumstance is the worst you can do," he states.
America's premier news organizations castigated Webb professionally and personally, accusing him of egotistically sensationalizing unsubstantiated claims of contra-CIA drug connections.
I think every coach looks for recruits that remind them a little bit of themselves, and I don't say that egotistically.
None of this is groundbreaking, but neither is it egotistically overwrought with desperate inventiveness and misguided aspirations to take ballet into the next millennium.