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Synonyms for boast



Synonyms for boast

to talk with excessive pride

to have at one's disposal

Synonyms for boast

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(The Shrew 1.2.190-200) While the descriptors 'gentleman' and 'adventurer' are not mutually exclusive, 'gentleman' and 'boaster' are.
Diet and exercise boasters: Those who tell you how far they've cycled, how fast they ran and how many pounds they've shed.
There are "boasters" who practice treachery, "love evil," and "trust in abundant riches" (verses 1-7).
A specially telling report involves the story of the Puerto Rican soldiers in Panama City's red district bars, who pretended to be "rich islanders," but were later unmasked as mere boasters, and baptized the "we-haveitalls" (toj'tenemos) because of their grandiose stories of fortune (p.
Though I always think they should be called the Baby Boasters.
They were among the profound moral boasters toward war efforts hence kept social fabric intact during hard days of the war.
The shopping list also becomes a source of minor conflict because as the woman of the house it is my job to ensure we consume 'healthy options.' The Man sees it as his business to counter-balance the marinated tofu and low-fat houmous with chocolate and hazelnut Boasters, lamb shanks and selections of continental cheeses.
Great men, great nations have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face if' (CW 6:5).
God rebukes them for making a boast with their saying, "We killed Messiah 'Isa (Jesus), son of Maryam (Mary), the Messenger of Allah." The profusion of identifying titles cannot have come from the boasters, whose assertion was of killing the troublemaker Jesus, whose identity as Messiah they denied.
Aintree has never been a great place for boasters but any remaining pretensions are now firmly curbed by the annual jockeys visit to the Children's Cancer Unit at Alder Hey hospital on Friday morning.
Obama challenged the boasters and the ranters - those who would rather destroy lives than lose face - to a new test: "Know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy." That goes to the heart of the political sickness in the Middle East today, afflicting Arabs and Israelis alike.
As well, human suffering and folly are dealt with in plays such as Abel and Second Shepherds, and tyrants and their torturers are profiled as cruel boasters in Herod and the Passion sequence.
God that this nation will not degenerate into a mob of boasters
The Apprentice is edifyingly moral: the empty boasters, invariably inept, are shown in their true colours and given the chop.
Koutoujian said the law would not ensnare so-called boasters, people who might brag of being a doctor, a war veteran, a sports star or something similar to win the affection of another.