Besides considerations as to the possible transfers and promotions likely to result from Ivan Ilych’s death, the mere fact of the death of a near acquaintance aroused, as usual, in all who heard of it the complacent feeling that, "it is he who is dead and not I. Each one thought or felt, "Well, he’s dead but I’m alive!"
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He had become complacent after years of success.
This team could win State if they stay hungry instead of getting too complacent.