braggadocio


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vain and empty boasting

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He had set them down as a set of landlubbers and braggadocios, and was disposed to treat them accordingly.
The Russians have sensed this which accounts for the undiplomatic language more suitable to a bar room brawl than exchanges between states, prompting predictable bravado and braggadocio such as the 'do not play with fire' riposte from Erdogan.
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.
Trump Storms Dallas with Frontrunner's Braggadocio, by Patrick Svitek - Donald Trump's raucous presidential bid turned out thousands Monday night in Dallas for a rambling rally that easily qualified as the biggest 2016 campaign event so far in Texas.
Such braggadocio has been a constant feature of military rhetoric in Iran in recent years.
Note the lack of both braggadocio on the one hand and false modesty on the other.
It would be wrong, however, to attribute braggadocio to the man.
A: I assume your accomplishment mentions are not delivered in a braggadocio style, but that in a job interview you get across your potential contribution to a company's bottom line.
Doing it without the braggadocio, bullying, big-shottery, veiled threats and enthusiasm for powerful but questionable pals.
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.
He is portrayed as a man apart, one who shuns the opulent braggadocio of his peers.
I was a helper on the delivery truck for a giant of a man who, on his own admission, stole "anything that was not nailed down," which was only an honest statement of fact as opposed to braggadocio.
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.