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boasting

  1. present participle of boast

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boasting (plural boastings)

  1. The making of boasts.
    • 1849, Elizabeth Wilson, A Scriptural View of Woman's Rights and Duties, page 367:
      Solomon says, "Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall." Some, as soon as their vain boastings were uttered, were made monuments of divine justice.

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