braggadocio


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vain and empty boasting

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Nonetheless, some questions remain unanswered according to some crypto-historians and certainly according to Braggadocio, the obsessed conspiracy theorist, who tells Colonna that he is investigating Mussolini's death because in the officiai version of the story there is something odd about it.
Even worse, both the published text and the supplementary material show that Hemingway was, despite the braggadocio of certain passages asserting the contrary, at a low point in his career.
Independence Day has everything: the impending apocalypse brought about by the arrival of super aliens; Bill Pullman playing the raspy guy-next door who became the President of the United States of America; the lovable braggadocio of Will Smith, who famously welcomes a slimy alien with a punch to the grill; Randy Quaid playing Randy Quaid; Harvey Fierstein playing Harvey Fierstein; Data from Star Trek who reappears in this box office smash as a frazzled, gentle scientist who hasn't quite shaken off all that acid he dropped as a youngster; and of course, the hilarious and very Jewish father-son duo of Julius and David Levinson (Judd Hirsch and Jeff Goldblum).
The journalist in question - Braggadocio - is setting up a newspaper titled Domani (Tomorrow), financed by a magnate and not intended for actual publication.
The journalist in question - Braggadocio - is setting up a newspaper, financed by a magnate and not intended for actual publication.
Such braggadocio has been a constant feature of military rhetoric in Iran in recent years.
To say that such a tradition and way of life was supposed to perish because of trendy technology is somewhat of demented braggadocio.
Doing it without the braggadocio, bullying, big-shottery, veiled threats and enthusiasm for powerful but questionable pals.
And as the novel closes with the suspicious murder of Braggadocio, found stabbed on the same street where he had previously taken Colonna (pages 36 and 194), the structures of circularity and of a mystery story become more evident when echoed in the repeated phrase.
Which is why it's so bone-chilling when she follows up the braggadocio with "I can't keep doubting myself anymore.
The 50-year-old Roach told reporters during a break Wednesday that he "hopes to see Manny get him out in one round" as the Hall of Fame trainer has obviously been peeved by Algieri's apparent display of braggadocio.
Aaron Day's objectivist braggadocio from the vantage point of his Republican Liberty Caucus/Free State Project perch sure was able to turn some heads in the lead-up to the Sept.
For humility over braggadocio, for team over individual, for subtlety over power.
Under such circumstances, what is delusion, what braggadocio, and what (fictional) fact is not always clear.
Typically, a small percentage of participants sheepishly raise their hands partway, as if it's some sort of unforgivable braggadocio to consider oneself an artist.