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 for fanfaronade
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fanfaronade \Fan*far`on*ade"\, n. [F. fanfaronnade, fr. Sp.
     fanfarronada. See Fanfaron.]
     A swaggering; vain boasting; ostentation; a bluster. --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "fanfaronade":
     anniversaries, blazon, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff,
     blustering, boast, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, brag,
     braggadocio, braggartism, bragging, bravado, bravura, brilliancy,
     bullying, bustle, celebrating, celebration, ceremony,
     commemoration, conceit, daring, dash, demonstration, display,
     dramatics, dressing ship, eclat, etalage, exhibition,
     exhibitionism, false front, fanfare, festivity, figure, flair,
     flaunt, flaunting, flourish, flourish of trumpets, flurry, fluster,
     fuss, gasconade, gasconism, hectoring, heroics, histrionics,
     holiday, intimidation, jactation, jactitation, jubilee,
     manifestation, marking the occasion, memorialization, memory,
     observance, ovation, pageant, pageantry, parade, rant, rejoicing,
     religious rites, remembrance, revel, rite, ritual observance,
     rodomontade, salute, salvo, sham, show, showing-off, side,
     solemn observance, solemnization, spectacle, splash, splurge,
     splutter, sputter, staginess, swagger, swashbucklery, testimonial,
     testimonial banquet, testimonial dinner, theatrics, toast, tribute,
     triumph, vanity, vaunt, vauntery, vaunting

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