Priding
Pride Pride, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Priding}.] To indulge in pride, or self-esteem; to rate highly; to plume; -- used reflexively. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

Pluming and priding himself in all his services. --South. [1913 Webster]


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