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synonyms for vaunting

  • arrogant
  • bombastic
  • cocky
  • exultant
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • big
  • big-headed
  • conceited
  • crowing
  • egotistic
  • egotistical
  • full of hot air
  • highfalutin
  • hot stuff
  • know-it-all
  • loudmouth
  • on ego trip
  • puffed-up
  • self-aggrandizing
  • self-applauding
  • smart-alecky
  • snooty
  • strutting
  • stuck-up
  • swaggering
  • swanky
  • swollen-headed
  • too big for one's britches
  • vainglorious
  • windbag
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antonyms for vaunting

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  • humble
  • modest
  • deprecating
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      How to use vaunting in a sentence

      Epicures vaunting their taste, entitle me vulgar and savage, Give them their Brussels-sprouts, but I am contented with cabbage.
      THE FITZ-BOODLE PAPERSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
      Too well I knew the vaunting character of the French soldier, in defeat as in victory, to put much confidence in their bearing.
      CHARLES O'MALLEY, THE IRISH DRAGOON, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)CHARLES LEVER
      Graves shuffled in, cast down and sheepish, a very different fellow from his usual vaunting self.
      THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
      Val did not know that an American is never so happy as when he is vaunting his womenkind.
      THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
      All the proud virtue of this vaunting world fawns on success and power, however acquired.
      PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
      Perhaps he is merely desirous of vaunting his wealth, perhaps it is social standing he aims at, perhaps he is covetous of fame.
      CREED AND DEEDFELIX ADLER
      My dear friend, you know that there is nothing I dislike so much as the appearance of vaunting.
      CRIPPS, THE CARRIERR. D. (RICHARD DODDRIDGE) BLACKMORE
      He proves war a desperately wicked thing by continually vaunting his own love for small children.
      THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 6 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
      The vaunting cruelty with which she met my glance, I never saw expressed in any other face that ever I have seen.
      THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD CHARLES DICKENS
      From its presence vaunting and vainglory and arrogance hasten away to be with their own kind.
      THE RECONSTRUCTED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON
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