And I felt there was an arrogant contempt for others in the way all the discussion was centered on himself.
Their professional then personal relationships had centered around her and her illness.
She felt the sense of being centered for the first time in her life and knew it was because of the man before her.
However, at this point most of the hostility was centered around Dulce and Alex.
Talk in general centered round three melancholy facts: the Emperor's lack of news, the loss of Kutaysov, and the death of Helene.
In the Petersburg world this sad side of the affair again involuntarily centered round a single incident: Kutaysov's death.
It kept her centered and prevented her from running for the hills tearing her hair out.
Our national character is centered on optimism.
A stack of file folders was neatly arranged on one side, while a half-dozen pens, all facing in the same direction, were perfectly centered on the desk blotter.
The whole meaning of life--not for him alone but for the whole world--seemed to him centered in his love and the possibility of being loved by her.