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to behave in a way that shows that you think you are more important or more intelligent than other people
to treat someone in a way that shows that you think you are better or more important than them
to behave in an annoying way that shows that you think you can do whatever you want
to persuade yourself that you are better, more attractive, more important etc than you are
to think that other people and things are not as important as you are
to believe that you are very attractive, clever, or good at something in a way that is annoying
if success goes to someone’s head, it makes them think that they are better or more important than they really are
to start to think that you are more important than you really are
to believe that you are very intelligent, important etc
to think you are very clever and important
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
the long part of a golf course that you hit the ball along to get to the hole
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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