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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brag  \Brag\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bragged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bragging}.]  [OE.  braggen  to  resound,  blow,  boast  (cf.  F. 
  braguer  to  lead  a  merry  life,  flaunt,  boast,  OF  brague 
  merriment),  from  Icel.  braka  to  creak,  brak  noise,  fr  the 
  same  root  as  E.  break;  properly  then,  to  make  a  noise,  boast. 
  ?{95}.] 
  To  talk  about  one's  self  or  things  pertaining  to  one's  self 
  in  a  manner  intended  to  excite  admiration,  envy,  or  wonder; 
  to  talk  boastfully;  to  boast;  --  often  followed  by  of  as  to 
  brag  of  one's  exploits,  courage,  or  money,  or  of  the  great 
  things  one  intends  to  do 
 
  Conceit,  more  rich  in  matter  than  in  words  Brags  of 
  his  substance,  not  of  ornament.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  swagger;  boast;  vapor;  bluster;  vaunt;  flourish;  talk 
  big 




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