Definition of Boasted

1. Verb. (past of boast) ¹



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Definition of Boasted

1. boast [v] - See also: boast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boasted

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boarfish
boarfishes
boarhide
boarhides
boarhound
boarhounds
boarish
boarlike
boars
boart
boarts
boas
boast
boastance
boasted (current term)
boaster
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boastful
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boastfulness
boastfulnesses
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boastings
boastive
boastless

Literary usage of Boasted

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1. Studies of a Biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen (1902)
"... to the suggestion that it is a miniature of the Alps. I appeal, therefore, to the Fen Country, the country of which Alton Locke's farmer boasted that it ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"boasted mechanical inventions, we are perhaps degenerate descendants of our great predecessors. Yet the thought that to-day is less romantic and less heroic ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"... Bajazet defeated a confederate army of an hundred Sept 2896''nousan<' Christiane, who had proudly boasted, that if the sky should fall they could uphold ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... in the creditors are left completely at the mercy of state legislation, notwithstanding the boasted efficacy of this constitutional prohibition. 1. ..."

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