steady, poised, balanced, level-headed; imperturbable, inexcitable, unflappable, even-tempered, easy-going; nonchalant, at ease, unruffled, untroubled, undisturbed, undismayed, unperturbed, unexcited, unmoved; dispassionate, peaceful, serene, tranquil, sedate. self-reliant, adj. self-sufficient, self-supporting, Inf. standing on one's own two feet; independent, selfdetermined, being one's own man; self-assured, selfconfident, sure of oneself; confident, secure, sure, assured. self-renunciation, n. self-denial. See self-denial (defs. 1-4). self-respect, n. self-esteem, pride, confidence, belief in one's own worth or abilities. See self-esteem (def. 1). self-restraint, n. 1. self-control, control, restraint, self-discipline. See self-denial (def. 2).
2. abstemiousness, abstinence, abstention, Puritanism, nonindulgence. See self-denial (def. 3).
3. will power, strength of character, moral fiber. See self-control (def. 3). self-righteous, adj. sanctimonious, holier-than-thou, simon-pure, Inf. goody-goody, Inf. too good to be true; pious, over-pious, falsely pious, pietistic, Pharisaic; hypocritical, tartuffian, canting; mealy-mouthed, unctuous, oily, self-sacrifice, n. See self-denial (defs. 1-4). self-satisfaction, n. ease, peace of mind, contentment, tranquillity, serenity; complacency, smugness, self-content, self-contentedness; egotism, egoism, selfapprobation, self-approval, self-admiration, self-love; conceit, vanity, vainglory, bovarism, Inf. ego trip, Inf. big head. . self-satisfied, adj. content, at ease, placid, serene, tranquil; pleased, well-pleased, Inf. pleased as punch, glad, delighted; smug, complacent, self-contented, pleased with oneself, proud of oneself, like the cat that swallowed the canary; puffed-up, inflated, swollen, boastful, bragging, crowing, blustering; cock-a-hoop, elated, triumphant, flushed with success, self-seeking, n. 1. selfishness, self-indulgence, self-gratification, self-satisfaction, self-serving; egoism, self-consideration, self-interest, self-aggrandizement, Inf. looking out for number one; personalism, privatism, individualism; personal ambition, careerism, self-advancement.
-adj. 2. selfish, self-serving, self-indulgent, opportunistic, timeserving, ambitious for oneself, careerist; venal, mercenary, fortune-hunting, gold-digging, Inf. on the make, Inf. on the take, self-styled, adj. would-be, so-called, Fr. soi-disant, self-named, self-christened, self-dubbed, self-titled, self-called. self-willed, adj. willful, contrary, Archaic, contrari-ous, contumacious, crossgrained, perverse, wrongheaded, balky, uncooperative; froward, refractory, recalcitrant, querulous, seditious, Scot. thrawn, U.S. Inf. notionate, Inf. cussed, Archaic, untoward; wayward, disobedient, intransigent, troublesome, vexatious, difficult; wild, unruly, unmanageable, uncontrollable, ungovernable, restive, incorrigible; obstinate, stubborn, stubborn as a mule, mulish, muleheaded, pigheaded, bullheaded, bullish, headstrong, sell, v. 1. vend, get [s.o.] to buy or purchase, take or get money for, liquidate, exchange or trade for money, take a profit for, make a transaction on, make a deal or bargain on; transfer title to, make over to, negotiate, put up for sale, make available for a price; sell off, auction off, dispose of, get rid of, unload, dump, Brit, sell up.
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The earth goes round of the sun.
The earth goes round the sun.
Around is similar in meaning and use to round