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  • as inoverdo
  • as inpreach
  • as inprofess
  • as inbluster
  • as inboast
  • as indeclaim

synonyms for talk big

  • exaggerate
  • overestimate
  • overplay
  • overrate
  • overreach
  • overstate
  • overuse
  • overvalue
  • amplify
  • belabor
  • fatigue
  • hype
  • magnify
  • overburden
  • overindulge
  • overload
  • overtax
  • overtire
  • overwork
  • pressure
  • puff
  • stretch
  • be intemperate
  • bite off too much
  • do to death
  • drive oneself
  • go overboard
  • go too far
  • lay it on
  • make federal case
  • not know when to stop
  • pile on
  • run into the ground
  • run riot
  • strain oneself
  • wear down
  • wear oneself out
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antonyms for talk big

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  • play down
  • compress
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • ignore
  • neglect
    • be quiet
    • deprecate
    • fail
    • be sad
    • deprecate
    • hide
    • conceal
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    How to use talk big in a sentence

    The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    There were at least a dozen ladies seated round the big table at the Parsonage.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    And is this a mere fantastic talk, or is this a thing that could be done and that ought to be done?
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    He had meted out stern justice to his own son, when he had banished big Reginald to South America; but he had his virtues.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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    WORDS RELATED TO TALK BIG

    • badger
    • boast
    • brag
    • brazen
    • browbeat
    • bulldoze
    • cow
    • crow
    • domineer
    • gloat
    • hector
    • rant
    • rave
    • ride the high horse
    • roar
    • roister
    • shoot off one's mouth
    • show off
    • storm
    • strut
    • swagger
    • swell
    • talk big
    • vapor
    • vaunt
    • yap
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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