self-righteously


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in a sanctimonious manner

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Manipulative, deceitful, self-righteously, calmly vengeful, Keoghan's Martin is a well dislikeable character, one whose humanity emerges from Steven's desperate efforts to pre-empt the punishment the boy's decided the surgeon must choose for his family.
The way to fuel this populism is to feed the elites-versus-common-man narrative, as so many have self-righteously done this week.
What Herb Wyile, foremost scholar of Atlantic Canadian literature, has said of New Brunswick novelist David Adams Richards can also be said of Power in this instance: he persists "in his artistic vision while happily tipping the sacred cows of what he sees as a self-righteously progressive, middle-class academic and literary establishment." The.Hope, is as much a contribution to the canon of Newfoundland and Labrador literature as it is a metafictive lampooning of itself, its contemporaries, and the whole scholarly and financial system by which it draws breath.
On the contrary, any such dogmatic beliefs are absurd in the face of the variety of "rights" self-righteously espoused by different cultures and their adherents.
In fact this may be what he is banking on and the reason he self-righteously declared that "AKEL would not become involved in horse-trading with any party."
It's exactly the sort of worthy feel-good subject that allows Hollywood to self-righteously pat itself on the back.
Emphasizing qualities like compassion, hope, grace and spiritual introspection rather than catering to persecution paranoia or depicting a hero self-righteously correcting the wrongs of others, Jameson and scribe Brian Bird offer up a more inspired--if not exactly artful--alternative in the burgeoning faith genre.
"These people are not my supporters," he said self-righteously, shortly before his website underwent a radical revamp, removing sub-sections which called for information on the victim and the CCTV footage of her prior to the attack.
The more self-righteously we promote our religions and the lives we lead as a result.
Indifference and lack of interest from the part of schools made me to reflect on the priorities and concerns of those who run the prestigious Catholic schools which self-righteously claim of inculcating values.
But where is the room either for the federal minister to strike such pious postures of innocence so self-righteously? He may have passed on the alerts to the Sindh hierarchy.
And while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may self-righteously protest government intrusions into users' privacy, Ferguson argues that "he knows full well that since at least 2009 Facebook has responded to tens of thousands of U.S.
This is the sort of Mickey Mouse economic management which was practised so avidly by Labour when they were in Government and which led directly to the budget cuts against which the Labour leadership of the Council is now fulminating so self-righteously.
[euro]is is the sort of Mickey Mouse economic management that was practised so avidly by Labour when they were in Government and that led directly to the budget cuts against which the Labour leadership of the Council is now fulminating so self-righteously.
(1) The characteristic individual in Romans 2 is the individual who knows the he retains soteriological privilege due to his covenantal status--he is the singular person who self-righteously judges (2:1: ([??]), and who rhetorically characterizes the wrong response to reading about the wickedness of humanity in Romans 1:18-32.