ego boost


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ego boost

n
something such as praise, success, etc, that makes one feel better about oneself or raises one's morale
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So it was a bit of an ego boost going into the season.
DeLonzor says additional causes for lateness may include a penchant for thrill-seeking--the adrenaline rush of the last-minute sprint to the finish line--or the need for an ego boost from over-scheduling and filling each moment with activity.
It won't have a negative effect, and if anything, it will be the complete opposite - it should be a huge ego boost to know you are wanted by one of the biggest clubs in the world.
Ireland's Padraig Harrington is hoping for a second ego boost with victory in this week's Maybank Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.
Given the desire to feel thinner, this can give an ego boost to someone who can thus resize herself down.
90, with pro-vitamin B5 for damage control, Tigi's Ego Boost, pounds 10.
Attending overseas conventions can be an eye-opener and often an ego boost for our meetings.
It's a tremendous ego boost to be known and recognized by one's peers.
I would also ask Bill Clinton, because he is such a flirt and I think he would give me and my guests a real ego boost.
Men think they're just being "friendly" towards pretty young girls when inside they're just enjoying a bit of an ego boost.
Surrounding yourself with people who think and perform like you may be an ego boost but diversity can produce a more well-rounded organization and a multi-dimensional, multi-faceted firm.