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gasconade

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  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

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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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