The foreclosure-drama is a fascinating study of greed and class warfare, boasting excellent turns by Garfield and Shannon.
Three weeks later, the app has grown significantly, boasting north of 700,000 users.
They are poached instead of hard-boiled, boasting anti-heroes with nihilistic worldviews who are nevertheless vulnerable.
There is no shortage of boasting in Autobiography, but Cellini is careful to attribute the praise to his patrons.
But Posey is back in the mountains to promote her new film, Price Check, boasting one of her juiciest roles in years.
But how could he face her, after all he had said, after boasting as he had of his fortune?
They have been too serious to admit of boasting or vain-glorification.
In this tone he went on boasting till Paul quietly said, "Let it be, father, the matter is already settled."
Full of vanity and boasting, they venture not to examine even themselves.
In saying to Brindley, "You see that keyhole," he had merely been boasting in a jocular style.
mid-13c., "arrogance, presumption, pride, vanity;" c.1300, "a brag, boastful speech," from Anglo-French bost "ostentation," probably via Scandinavian (cf. Norwegian baus "proud, bold, daring"), from Proto-Germanic *bausia "to blow up, puff up, swell" (cf. Middle High German bus "swelling," dialectal German baustern "to swell;" Middle Dutch bose, Dutch boos "evil, wicked, angry," Old High German bosi "worthless, slanderous," German böse "evil, bad, angry"), from PIE *bhou-, variant of root *beu-, *bheu- "to grow, swell" (see bull (n.2)).
The notion apparently is of being "puffed up" with pride; cf. Old English belgan "to become angry, offend, provoke," belg "anger, arrogance," from the same root as bellows and belly (n.). Related: Boasted; boasting. An Old English word for "boasting" was micelsprecende, "big talk."
early 14c., "to brag, speak arrogantly;" from the same source as boast (n.). Related: Boasted; boasting.