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Synonyms for jactitation

(law) a false boast that can harm others

(pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness

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She would stay in the Darul Aman till the time her suit for jactitation of marriage was decided, the high court judge ruled in his chambers.
These trainies were pounds 150 la, and my Diesel jacket was two ton from Wades," was the typical tone of my ridiculous jactitation.
50) The ancient offence of jactitation of marriage: Matrimonial Causes Act 1959 (Cth) s 65.
These include jactitation, stuttering, refusal to eat, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa (WHO, 1992).
As well, a declaration of validity can also be obtained under the Judicature Act if deemed necessary, so any action based on the concept of jactitation is, in any event, redundant.