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Synonyms for vaunt
vɔnt, vɑntvaunt

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  1. vauntverb

    To speak boastfully.

    Synonyms:
    boast, brag

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vaunt

    Ostentation is an ambitious showing forth of whatever is thought adapted to win admiration or praise; ostentation may be without words; as, the ostentation of wealth in fine residences, rich clothing, costly equipage, or the like; when in words, ostentation is rather in manner than in direct statement; as, the ostentation of learning. Boasting is in direct statement, and is louder and more vulgar than ostentation. There may be great display or show with little substance; ostentation suggests something substantial to be shown. Pageant, pageantry, parade, and pomp refer principally to affairs of arms or state; as, a royal pageant; a military parade. Pomp is some material demonstration of wealth and power, as in grand and stately ceremonial, rich furnishings, processions, etc., considered as worthy of the person or occasion in whose behalf it is manifested; pomp is the noble side of that which as ostentation is considered as arrogant and vain. Pageant and pageantry are inferior to pomp, denoting spectacular display designed to impress the public mind, and since the multitude is largely ignorant and thoughtless, the words pageant and pageantry have a suggestion of the transient and unsubstantial. Parade (Latin paro, prepare) is an exhibition as of troops in camp going through the evolutions that are to be used in battle, and suggests a lack of earnestness and direct or immediate occasion or demand; hence, in the more general sense, a parade is an uncalled for exhibition, and so used is a more disparaging word than ostentation; ostentation may spring merely from undue self-gratulation, parade implies a desire to impress others with a sense of one's abilities or resources, and is always offensive and somewhat contemptible; as, a parade of wealth or learning. Pomposity and pompousness are the affectation of pomp.

    Synonyms:
    boast, boasting, display, flourish, ostentation, pageant, pageantry, parade, pomp, pomposity, pompousness, show, vaunting

    Antonyms:
    diffidence, modesty, quietness, reserve, retirement, shrinking, timidity, unobtrusiveness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vaunt

    Synonyms:
    boast, brag, puff, hawk, trumpet, cackle, advertise, make a display of, flourish, cry, parade

    Antonyms:
    repress, suppress, conceal, disparage, decry, detract

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vauntverb

    extravagant self-praise

  2. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeverb

    show off

    Synonyms:
    swash, gasconade, botch, splatter, bungle, muck up, splash, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, blow, burn out, flub, suck, waste, fumble, shove off, fellate, muff, ball up, sport, bollocks, mess up, feature, louse up, bollocks up, float, gas, bollix, plash, screw up, spoil, tout, shoot a line, go down on, swagger, foul up, fluff, blow out, drift, bobble, bluster, be adrift, shove along, bollix up, squander, splosh, boast, bodge, spatter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vauntverb

    Synonyms:
    brag, boast

  2. vauntverb

    Synonyms:
    brag of, boast of, make a display of, make a boast of, show off

  3. vauntnoun

    Synonyms:
    boast, brag

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vauntverb

    Synonyms:
    boast

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How to use vaunt in a sentence?

  1. John Greenleaf Whittier:

    Of all that Orient lands can vaunt, of marvels with our own competing, the strangest is the Haschish plant, and what will follow on its eating.

  2. Boileau:

    It is intolerable that a silly fool, with nothing but empty birth to boast of, should in his insolence array himself in the merits of others, and vaunt an honour which does not belong to him.


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