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vaunt (verb), vaunts; vaunted; vaunting
1. To speak boastfully of oneself or to brag about something: Larry often vaunts about the wealth he has achieved as a basketball player.
2. To talk about one's achievements in a self-praising way: Janice vaunts about being an honor student with the highest grade average in the history of the high school despite her family's poor economic situation.
3. Etymology: from Middle French vanter, "to praise, to speak highly of", from Late Latin vanitare, "to boast"; of Latin vanare, "to utter empty words"; from vanus, "idle, empty".
To brag or boast about one's success.
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To talk about one's achievements or successes in a self-praising way; to boast, to brag. (1)