The act of glorying or vaunting vainglorious speaking ostentatious show
- these are your self in superlatives
- of Boast
- The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious talking; ostentatious display.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Boast
- (letter.) The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking; ostentatious display.
In the classics they found the food which was required to nourish the new spirit; and a variety of circumstances, among which must be reckoned the pride of a nation boasting of its descent from the Populus Romanus, rendered them apt to fling aside the obstacles that had impeded the free action of the mind through many centuries.