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gratification
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The Fountainhead
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  • This is the time for every man to renounce the thoughts of his petty little problems, of gain, of comfort, of self-gratification.
  • It was gratifying to discover that he was much more than this; that his daily activity carried a nobler significance.
  • "Slightly," Keating had answered, gratified, "she’s my wife."
  • He defeated her by admitting her power; she could not have the gratification of enforcing it.
  • The results are most gratifying.
  • There was gratifying publicity, and many flattering comments of envy in professional circles, when the news of Peter Keating’s selection to build Stoneridge was made public.
  • But this—this amused tolerance seemed to admit that romance was only human, one had to take it, like everybody else, it was a popular weakness of no great consequence—she was gratified as she would have been gratified by the same words from any other man—it was like that red-enamel Mexican on her lapel, a contemptuous concession to people’s demand of vanity.
  • But this—this amused tolerance seemed to admit that romance was only human, one had to take it, like everybody else, it was a popular weakness of no great consequence—she was gratified as she would have been gratified by the same words from any other man—it was like that red-enamel Mexican on her lapel, a contemptuous concession to people’s demand of vanity.

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  • to my gratification she arrived on time
  • dull repetitious work gives me no gratification

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