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  1. boast

    • IPA[bəʊst]

    英式

    • v.
      talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements, possessions, or abilities;(of a person, place, or thing) possess (a feature that is a source of pride)
    • n.
      an act of talking with excessive pride and self-satisfaction
    • verb: boast, 3rd person present: boasts, gerund or present participle: boasting, past tense: boasted, past participle: boasted

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    • IPA[bōst]

    美式

    • v.
      talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements, possessions, or ... she boasted about her many conquests he boasted that he had taken part in the crime
    • n.
      an act of talking with excessive pride and self-satisfaction: I said I would score, and it wasn't an idle boast

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    • IPA[bōst]

    美式

    • n.
      (in squash) a stroke in which the ball is made to hit one of the sidewalls before hitting the ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[bəʊst]

    英式

    • n.
      (in squash) a stroke in which the ball is made to hit one of the side walls before hitting the ...

    Oxford Dictionary