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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Vaunt \Vaunt\ (v[aum]nt or v[add]nt; 277), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Vaunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vaunting}.] [F. vanter, LL. vanitare, fr. L. vanus vain. See {Vain}.] To boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments, decorations, or the like; to talk ostentatiously; to brag.

Pride, which prompts a man to vaunt and overvalue what he is, does incline him to disvalue what he has. --Gov. of Tongue.

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