arrogant, bumptious, cavalier, chesty, haughty, high-and-mighty, high-handed, highfalutin (also hifalutin), huffish, huffy, imperious, important, lofty, lordly, masterful, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presuming, presumptuous, pretentious, self-asserting, self-assertive, sniffy, supercilious, superior, uppish, uppity;
complacent, conceited, egocentric, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), narcissistic, prideful, proud, self-affected, self-applauding, self-centered, self-complacent, self-conceited, self-pleased, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up;
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Marshmello’s influence can be heard in the song through subtle trap elements, like the triple high hats buzzing beneath the smoky atmosphere.
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