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1‘she listened to him brag about his connections’
boast, crow, show off, swagger, swank, bluster, gloat, blow one's own trumpet, sing one's own praises, congratulate oneself, pat oneself on the back, preen oneself, give oneself airs
informal talk big, blow hard, lay it on thick, shoot one's mouth off
North American informal shoot the bull, speak for Buncombe
Australian NZ informal skite, big-note oneself
literary vaunt, roister, hyperbolize
archaic rodomontade, gasconade
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