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jactancia
nf. jactation, boastfulness, bragging

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jactância (f)
n. huff; swagger; vainglory, vaunt; ostentation

A Spanish-English Dictionary (Granada University, Spain), 14.4

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jactancia
(n.) = boastfulness ; swagger ; bragging ; boasting ; bluster.
Ex: For all their nationalistic boastfulness, the Spanish economy remained largely dependent on foreigners.
Ex: The paradox is that the war that was supposed to let thenm swagger and strut in the world was actually impeding their swagger and strut in the world.
Ex: The war in Lebanon began with bragging and ended with bragging.
Ex: Boasting is like lying because you are not telling the truth about yourself.
Ex: Listen to what is said, and judge whether it reflects real knowledge or just pretense or bluster.



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