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Despite boastful claims of archival excavation, the author does not deeply engage the primary source material available in American repositories.
The boastful Soviets had sent their Luna rockets on a world tour.
Most embarrassing, they made boastful claims about their closeness with and influence over all sorts of politicians and government officials.
They heard the boastful war songs of their foes echoing weirdly across the plain.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
A moment afterward the Kiowa finished his boastful tale, and received a noisy ovation from his people.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
They glared fiercely into the east, and murmured boastful threats against the hated foes in the distant camp.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
They lingered a moment or so, shouting boastful threats against the Pawnees.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
There would come between me and my page Archie Merridew's pink and boastful face as I had seen him issue from the library door.
The coward is boastful when there is no danger: pretension succeeds in the absence of real merit!
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
In fact, Mackenzie thought, it looked as if he had been running with his eyes shut, making boastful pledges.

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