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vapor

verb

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  1. to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess a faded Southern belle tiresomely vaporing about all the handsome beaux she had in her long-ago youth Synonyms blow, brag, bull [slang], crow, gasconade, swagger, boast, 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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