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delusions of grandeur
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  • But it was only called the Yellow Dragon then, and neither of us had developed our delusions of grandeur.†   (source)
  • What comes through even more strongly is megalomania, delusions of grandeur, of complete loss of ability to understand the effect of what he was saying on others.†   (source)
  • Then, later on I heard, 'Conceited, fantasizing, delusions of grandeur,' stuff like that.†   (source)
  • He's just a collection of chemicals with delusions of grandeur," said Dr. Pritchett to a group of guests across the room.†   (source)
  • If you really want to enjoy life, you must work quietly and humbly to realize your delusions of grandeur.†   (source)
  • I believe the term that my staff came up with was 'Communist, terrorist-loving danger-to-the-Republic with delusions of grandeur.'†   (source)
  • I was sitting in Psychology 101 when the professor read the symptoms aloud from the overhead screen: depression, mania, paranoia, euphoria, delusions of grandeur and persecution.   (source)
  • He suffers from delusions of grandeur.
  • Delusions of grandeur made him confident he would be victorious.
  • She had to make a great effort not to throw at them their prissiness, their poverty of spirit their delusions of grandeur.†   (source)
  • human raiment and a beaver hat and chose (bought her, outswapped his father-in-law, wasn't it?) a wife after three years to scrutinise weigh and compare, not from one of the local ducal houses but from the lesser baronage whose principality was so far decayed that there would be no risk of his wife bringing him for dowry delusions of grandeur before he should be equipped for it yet not so far decayed but that she might keep them both from getting lost among the new knives and forks and spoons that he had bought—a wife who not only would consolidate the hiding but could would and did breed him two children to fend and shield both in themselves and in the progeny the brittle bones an†   (source)
  • # "It is not our function—paraphrasing a philosopher whom we do not like—to be a fly swatter, but when a fly acquires delusions of grandeur, the best of us must stoop to do a little job of extermination.†   (source)
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