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gasconade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gasconade

  1. boastful speech or writing <if you believe the gasconade of his memoirs, he pretty much won World War II on his own> Synonyms bluster, brag, braggadocio, bull [slang], cockalorum, fanfaronade, gas, bombast, grandiloquence, hot air, magniloquence, rant, rodomontade (also rhodomontade)Related Words oratory, rhapsody, rhetoric; pomposity, turgidity, wind; bloviation, verbosity, windiness; babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, gibberish, jabber, prattle; jawing, patter, prating, yammering; egotism, self-conceit, self-importance, swagger, vaunt




gasconade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gasconade

  1. to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess <the Baron Münchausen was so notorious for gasconading about his purported exploits as soldier and hunter that his name has become synonymous with the telling of tall tales> Synonyms blow, brag, bull [slang], crow, boast, swagger, vapor, vauntRelated Words bluster, harangue, puff; pride; gush; exult, glory, rejoice; brandish, display, exhibit, expose, flaunt, glorify, parade, show off; magnify, maximizeNear Antonyms belittle, deprecate, diminish, discount, laugh off, minimize, play down, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off, underrate, undervalue; bemoan, lament, mourn, regret




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