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boasts

verb
present tense third-person singular of boast

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess
  • he boasted about his latest killing in real estate so I thought he should be the one to pay for dinner

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2 to have within
  • the hotel boasts nearly 50 rooms

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boasts

noun
plural of boast

Synonyms & Antonyms of boasts (Entry 2 of 2)

an asset that brings praise or renown
  • the school's boast was a winning football team

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“Boasts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boasts. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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