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  • n  outspoken conceit

  • A psychologist's report, written when Chessman was 18, noted that his "boastfulness is a compensation for underlying feelings of insecurity and inadequacy.
  • Hambali added, with a touch of boastfulness, that he alone decided what to do with the $130,000 he received through June of this year.
  • There was, without boastfulness, a sense of a challenge met and of completion.

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