II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
4. Extrinsic Affections
[Nouns] boasting; boast, vaunt, crake; pretense, pretensions; puff, puffery; flourish, fanfaronade; gasconade; blague, bluff, gas; highfalutin, highfaluting; hot air, spread-eagleism [U.S.]; brag, braggardism; bravado, bunkum, buncombe; jactitation, jactancy; bounce; venditation, vaporing, rodomontade, bombast, fine talking, tall talk, magniloquence, teratology, heroics; Chauvinism; exaggeration [more].
vanity [more]; vox et praeterea nihil; much cry and little wool, brutum fulmen.
exultation; gloriation, glorification; flourish of trumpets; triumph [more].
exult, crow, crow over, neigh, chuckle, triumph; throw up one's cap; talk big, se faire valoir, faire claquer son fouet, take merit to oneself, make a merit of, sing Io triumphe, holloa before one is out of the wood.
[Adjectives] boasting; magniloquent, flaming, Thrasonic, stilted, gasconading, braggart, boastful, pretentious, soi-disant; vainglorious (conceited) [more]; highfalutin, highfaluting; spread-eagle [U.S.].
elate, elated; jubilant, triumphant, exultant; in high feather; flushed, flushed with victory; cock-a-hoop; on stilts.