|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section II. Personal Affections|
| 5. Extrinsic Affections|
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|NOUN:||BOASTING &c. v.; boast, vaunt, crake [obs.], pretense, pretensions, cock-a-hoopness, braggadocio, braggadocianism, puff [colloq.], puffery; flourish, fanfaronade; gasconade, bluff, highfaluting or highfalutin, blague [F.]; side [slang, Eng.], swagger, jingoism, spread-eagleism [U. S.]; brag, braggartism or braggardism, braggartry, bounce, rant, bluster, bravado, buncombe or bunkum [cant or slang, U. S.]; jactation, jactitation, jactancy; venditation ]obs.], vaporing, rodomontade, bombast, gas [slang], hot air [slang], fine talking, tall talk, tall story [both colloq.], fish story [humorous]; magniloquence, teratology [obs.], heroics; chauvinism; exaggeration [See Exaggeration]; vanity [See Vanity]; vox et prterea nihil [L.]; much cry and little wool, brutum fulmen [L.].|
exultation, gloriation [obs.], glorification; flourish of trumpets; triumph [See Celebration].
BOASTER, braggart, braggadocio, fanfaron, pretender, bluffer, blower [slang, U. S.], blower of his own trumpet, windbag [slang], hot-air artist [slang], Fourth of July orator; Thraso, Gascon; chauvinist, jingo, jingoist; blusterer, swaggerer [See Blusterer]; charlatan, trumpeter; puppy (fop) [See Fop].
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|VERB:||BOAST, make a boast of, brag, vaunt, puff, show off, flourish, crake [obs.], crack, trumpet, strut, swagger, blague [F.], gasconade, vapor; blow [slang], fourflush [slang], bluff; talk big, draw the long bow, speak for Buncombe; faire claquer son fouet [F.], blow ones own trumpet; put on side [slang, Eng.], swank [dial. Eng.]; let the American eagle scream, sing Rule, Britannia, indulge in jingoism; se faire valoir [F.], take merit to oneself, make a merit of; holloa before one is out of the wood.|
EXULT; crow, crow over [both colloq.], triumph, glory, jubilate, rejoice, maffick [colloq., Eng.], throw up ones cap, yell oneself hoarse, cheer.
gloat, gloat over; chuckle; neigh.
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|ADJECTIVE:||BOASTING &c. v.; magniloquent, flaming, thrasonic [rare], thrasonical, stilted, gasconading, braggart, boastful, pretentious; vainglorious (conceited) [See Vanity]; highfaluting or highfalutin; spread-eagle [colloq. & humorous, U. S.].|
ELATE, elated, jubilant, triumphant, exultant; in high feather; flushed, - with victory; cock-a-hoop, cock-a-hoopish; on stilts [colloq.].
vaunted &c. v.
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|ADVERB:||VAUNTINGLY &c. adj.; in triumph; with a blare of trumpets.|
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- God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are.Bible
- Facta non verba.
- The empty vessel makes the greatest sound.Henry V
- What cracker is this same, that deafs our ears With this abundance of superfluous breath?King John
- Every braggart shall be found an ass.Alls Well
- Cæsars thrasonical brag of I came, saw, and overcame.As You Like It
- Where boasting ends, there dignity begins.Young