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Synonyms for self-contemplation

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It is a demon enacting the sin of the fall, pride, in its reassurance, detachment and self-contemplation, yet it somehow manages to get caught in a gratuitous mechanism of vulnerability.
If Jordan really wants to change the public's perception of her, she should take a prolonged period of self-contemplation out of the pubic eye.
God has not been preparing the English-speaking and Teutonic peoples," declared Senator Beveridge of Indiana, "for a thousand years of nothing but vain and idle self-contemplation and self-admiration.
Scattered throughout the novel, references to reproductions of the master's art serve as metaphors for the deprivation in the lives of Willem Brakman's principals and reflect also the ever-hesitant union of woman and man: "Delvaux, his doll-stare women, wrapped in the powdering white of their melancholic skin, captive of the mirrored walls of their manic self-contemplation, listening to their own depth.
Colvin's group analyzed self-contemplation and rumination as reported by 51 women and 49 men at both ages 18 and 23.
God has not been preparing the English-speaking Teutonic peoples for a thousand years for nothing but vain and idle self-contemplation and self-admiration.
In other words, despite the fact that the state was going through a voluntary or compulsory process of confronting its past sins, the PKK, a terrorist organization had killed not only thousands of innocent people, but also many of its members never went through such a process of self-contemplation or self-questioning.
The 15 tracks are full ofwell-woven, woozy swoon, head-spinning, giddy pop, clattering off-kilter guitars with serene self-contemplation.
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