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brag

verb [I] uk   /bræɡ/ (-gg-) informal disapproving us  
to speak too proudly about what you have done or what you own: She's always bragging about how much money she earns. [+ that] They bragged that their team had never been beaten.BoastingShowing arrogance and conceit
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