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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vaunt  \Vaunt\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Vaunted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Vaunting}.]  [F.  vanter,  LL  vanitare  fr  L.  vanus  vain.  See 
  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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