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arrogance, assumption, bumptiousness, consequence, haughtiness, hauteur, huffiness, imperiousness, loftiness, lordliness, masterfulness, peremptoriness, pomposity, pompousness, presumptuousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, self-consequence, self-importance, superciliousness, superiority, toploftiness
humility, modesty, unassumingness, unpretentiousness
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