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1    appreciative, content, contented, glad, gratified, honoured, pleased, satisfied, self-respecting, well-pleased  
2    arrogant, boastful, conceited, disdainful, egotistical, haughty, high and mighty     (informal)   imperious, lordly, narcissistic, orgulous     (archaic)   overbearing, presumptuous, self-important, self-satisfied, snobbish, snooty     (informal)   stuck-up     (informal)   supercilious, toffee-nosed     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   too big for one's boots or breeches, vain  
3    exalted, glorious, gratifying, illustrious, memorable, pleasing, red-letter, rewarding, satisfying  
4    august, distinguished, eminent, grand, great, illustrious, imposing, magnificent, majestic, noble, splendid, stately  
1    discontented, displeased, dissatisfied  
2    abject, ashamed, deferential, meek, modest, submissive, unobtrusive  
4    base, humble, ignoble, ignominious, lowly, unassuming, undignified  
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  ( prouder    comparative)   ( proudest    superlative  )
1       adj   If you feel proud, you feel pleased about something good that you possess or have done, or about something good that a person close to you has done.  
oft ADJ of n, ADJ that/to-inf     (Antonym: ashamed)    I felt proud of his efforts..., They are proud that she is doing well at school..., I am proud to be a Canadian..., Derek is now the proud father of a bouncing baby girl.     
  proudly      adv   ADV with v  
`That's the first part finished,' he said proudly.     
2       adj   Your proudest moments or achievements are the ones that you are most proud of.  
ADJ n, usu ADJ-superl  
This must have been one of the proudest moments of his busy and hard working life.     
3       adj   Someone who is proud has respect for themselves and does not want to lose the respect that other people have for them.  
He was too proud to ask his family for help and support...     
4       adj   Someone who is proud feels that they are better or more important than other people.,   (disapproval)    (=arrogant)     (Antonym: humble)    She was said to be proud and arrogant.     

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prod, protrude, prude, product

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make an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement with the actual intention of drawing attention to something of which one is proud.
[informal] From 'humble'+'brag'. Ex: As a comment to the selfie she posted on her facebook page, she humblebragged about how 'awful' she looks without any make-up.
an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud
[informal] From 'humble'+'brag'. Ex: She got on my nerves; it was like her selfies, humblebrags and rants weren't enough to satisfy her craving for attention!
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