Fear, confusion, astonishment took the place of their bragging.
There was no speech-making or wringing of hands, no bragging, no compliments.
It's a perfect scream to hear her bragging about 'my son's farm.'
That bragging, simple, whisky-numbed cowboy could not have hurt a cat.
To eschew strife and bragging, spite and greed, would that be love?
Avoid backbiting and ...