Thesaurus / vaunt

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And this mental attitude they nickname optimism, and vaunt it—exult in it as a quality.

A Child of the JagoArthur Morrison

This is a specimen of the superior manliness, the lofty magnanimity you vaunt as your characteristics—is it?

JessamineMarion Harland

They always pretend to be bound for the same place, and vaunt the superior accommodation of the boat by which they are going.

There is no occasion to vaunt it as the ancient rights of Britons, the wisdom of ages, &c.

Gravitation never decks itself in rainbows, nor does it vaunt its undoubted strength in thunder.

Young LivesRichard Le Gallienne

What age shall presume to vaunt itself for genius or for virtue above the age of Sydney and of Spenser?

Probably we vaunt ourselves as being interested in the spectacle of life.

The Author's CraftArnold Bennett

As the rich Englishman boasts of his fine race-horses or his old pictures, so does the wealthy Dutchman vaunt him of his tulips.

The opening was again a vaunt of his high authority as a seer, one who knew the knowledge of Shaddai.

All this I mention not by way of vaunt, but to show how much can be accomplished, when the mind is easy.

DarielR. D. Blackmore

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