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boast

verb /bəust/
to talk with too much pride
vanagloriarse, jactarse de, fanfarronear
He was always boasting about how clever his son was.
boastful adjective
jactancioso, fanfarrón
boastful claims/remarks.
boastfully adverb
con jactancia, haciendo alarde de
She boastfully told them how much she’d spent on shoes.
boastfulness noun
jactancia
His boastfulness was getting on everyone’s nerves.
boasting noun
jactancia, fanfarronada
Is there no end to her boasting?
(Definition of boast from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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