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Synonyms for vaunted

boasted about


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When you reach out your vaunted strong hands for our palaces and purpled ease, we will show you what strength is.
To these depths of ignorance, brutality, and superstition had the vaunted civilization of twentieth century England been plunged, and by what?
Millward's first and only curate - for that gentleman's declining years forced him at last to acknowledge that the duties of his extensive parish were a little too much for those vaunted energies which he was wont to boast over his younger and less active brethren of the cloth.
Then the vaunted distinction between Greek and English, between Classic and Romantic schools, seems superficial and pedantic.
And I know also that she can outrun your vaunted Washoe Ban.
At the junction of the two rivers, on ground so flat and low and marshy, that at certain seasons of the year it is inundated to the house-tops, lies a breeding-place of fever, ague, and death; vaunted in England as a mine of Golden Hope, and speculated in, on the faith of monstrous representations, to many people's ruin.
And everything so vaunted the spoiling influences of water--discoloured copper, rotten wood, honey- combed stone, green dank deposit--that the after-consequences of being crushed, sucked under, and drawn down, looked as ugly to the imagination as the main event.
To this inviting spot, entreating him to observe its beauties as they passed along, Mr Quilp led Richard Swiveller, and on the table of the summer-house, scored deep with many a gallows and initial letter, there soon appeared a wooden keg, full of the vaunted liquor.
With Disney Hall's vaunted clarity undiminished, there is homogeneity to the massed sound, something hitherto unheard in the space.
They all wanted to fly the best, the fastest, the most maneuverable airplanes available and test their skill against Hermann Goering's vaunted Luftwaffe.
I am now thinking along the same lines about the very slow process of the much vaunted Teesside regeneration scheme which we hear about.
We can visualize how those baby minds in Hollywood started churning when somebody told them how the NCAA championship basketball game of 1966, between vaunted Kentucky and upstart Texas Western, "wiped out racism and brought democracy to the sport.
The vaunted products of abstract thinking usually remain only those most tractable, beholden to language and/or rationality.
Even vaunted BMW is developing "people carriers" that, like their SUVs, are based on car platforms and offer all-wheel-drive.
Aus-tralia are closing on their first Test series victory in India since 1969 after ripping through the home side's much vaunted top-order to take control of the crucial third Test in Nagpur.