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He spoke with such self-confidence that his hearers could not be sure whether what he said was very witty or very stupid.
He could not swim, and the water was very deep; but still he lost no particle of that self-confidence and resourcefulness which were the badges of his superior being.
Only now did I realize how I had learned to lean upon my companions, upon the serene self-confidence of Challenger, and upon the masterful, humorous coolness of Lord John Roxton.
Vronsky's composure and self-confidence have struck, like a scythe against a stone, upon the cold self-confidence of Alexey Alexandrovitch.
21 (BNA): A thesis entitled "The Effectiveness of a Guidance Program to Increase Self-Confidence Among Mentally-Disabled Teenage Girls", discussed at the College of Graduate Studies Intellectual Disability and Autistic Disorder Department at the Arabian Gulf University (AGU).
Girls are often discouraged by low self-confidence, fear of studies being difficult, and lack of information about a career in this field, Only every fifth girl in Slovakia is considering the study of some IT specialisation.The recent survey carried out by the Institute for Public Affairs (IVO) suggests that 21 percent of girls, aged 14-17 years, are considering studying informatics or a similar specialisation, while another 22 percent can imagine their future in IT.
We have a firm road of self-confidence, theoretical self-confidence, institutional self-confidence and cultural self-confidence, and are moving forward towards the grand goal of realizing the Chinese nation's great rejuvenation of the Chinese dream.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], June 15 (ANI): A recent study contradicts the belief that applying braces to turn crooked teeth into a beautiful smile will boost one's self-confidence.
But in verbal expressions of self-confidence, women tend to evaluate themselves more harshly than males.
Since the company was founded, it has responded positively to the trend of economic belt construction along the Belt and Road, responded positively to the great call for self-confidence in the national culture, and encouraged us to make self-confidence in the promotion of traditional culture our mission and responsibility.
Mr Hunt said he is a "big believer" in flying the flag for Britain overseas, but there are other ways of projecting the UK's "national self-confidence".
This quasi-experimental pilot study sought to evaluate the effect of high-fidelity simulation on medical-surgical nurses' mock code performance and self-confidence. Thirty-seven nurses participated and results showed significant improvements for time to defibrillation and self-confidence.