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vaunt

Synonyms and Antonyms of vaunt

to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess
  • Even the noblest of fellows have been known to vaunt a bit.
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blow smoke

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Synonym Discussion of vaunt

boast, brag, vaunt, crow mean to express pride in oneself or one's accomplishments. boast often suggests ostentation and exaggeration
    • boasts of every trivial success
, but it may imply a claiming with proper and justifiable pride.
    • the town boasts one of the best museums in the area
brag suggests crudity and artlessness in glorifying oneself.
    • bragging of their exploits
vaunt usually connotes more pomp and bombast than boast and less crudity or naïveté than brag.
    • vaunted his country's military might
crow usually implies exultant boasting or bragging.
    • crowed after winning the championship

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