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

  Boastful \Boast"ful\, a.
     Given to, or full of, boasting; inclined to boast; vaunting;
     vainglorious; self-praising. -- Boast"ful*ly, adv. --
     Boast"ful*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: exhibiting self-importance; "big talk" [syn: boastful,
             braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big,
             cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "boastful":
     Gascon, arrogant, boasting, braggart, bragging, cock-a-hoop,
     conceited, egotistical, exultant, fanfaron, fanfaronading,
     gasconading, haughty, ostentatious, pretentious, proud,
     rodomontade, self-advertising, self-aggrandizing, self-applauding,
     self-flattering, self-glorious, self-lauding, self-vaunting,
     show-off, swelled-headed, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain,
     vainglorious, vaporing, vaunting

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