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Amour propre

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One’s self-love, vanity, or opinion of what is due to self. To make an appeal to one’s amour propre, is to put a person on his metal. To wound one’s amour propre, is to gall his good opinion of himself—to wound his vanity. (French.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Amiral
Amlet (Richard)
Ammon
Ammonian Horn (The)
Ammonites
Amon’s Son (in Orlando Furioso)
Amoret
Amoret
Amorous (The)
Amour propre
Amparo de Pobres
Ampersand
Amphialus
Amphictyonic Council
Amphigons
Amphigouri
Amphion
Amphitrite (either 3 or 4 syl.)
Amphitryon
Amphrysian Prophetess (Amphrysia Vatēs)