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I might have guessed that in some such cutthroat manner would your vaunt of winning me at the sword-point be accomplished.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Caroline should keep watch over herself; you vaunt silence as the surest method of being witty.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
He has answered me back, vaunt for vaunt, rhetoric for rhetoric.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
Such men our modern universities appropriately claim the right to vaunt proudly as the products of their training.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
No person is to vaunt himself above others or find fault with the efforts of others while lauding his own.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
What matter'd it that men should vaunt and loud and fondlyswear, That higher feat of chivalry was never wrought elsewhere?
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Sergeant Dunham made no empty vaunt when he gave the promise conveyed in the closing words of the last chapter.
THE PATHFINDERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Is it possible that this same civilisation, of which we comfortable ones prate and vaunt, depraves as well as ennobles?
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
You should leave it to your guests alone to approve, or suffer one of your intimate friends who is present, to vaunt your wine.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
A man who could never sufficiently vaunt himself--a self-made man.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL IIIARTHUR MEE AND J.A. HAMMERTON, EDS.

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION