boastfulness


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Congen ( consul general Calcutta) comments that Nath speaks with such brashness, boastfulness, and at times niave ( sic) simplicity that one tends to discount it all.
But this pronouncement smacks of boastfulness, and it occasions a further question.
and boastfulness our ancestors who had worked out this genuine and solid
28 lists envy, strife, deceit, craftiness, gossiping, slandering, insolence, haughtiness, boastfulness, rebelliousness against parents, and foolishness as other results of human disobedience to God, but one rarely sees Christians picketing funerals with "God hates Gossipers" signs or excluding from their church those who are insolent or rebellious against their parents.
The norm, as we have noted, consists in excess and boastfulness.
Instead, he argued that professional sport is "bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.
In a way, the Atuot are similar to the Nuer in that their god abhors boastfulness.
He said that we were lucky that we did not live in the time of Genesis because my boastfulness would have been struck down by God.
Too much self-deprecating humour can be a form of boastfulness," interjected the Philosopher, his saintly blue gaze reaching into the distance.
Besides, there is a local social culture that has produced the phenomenon of "pride" and boastfulness, whereby some citizens pride themselves with the number of workers they have, in reference to a "high" social and economic status.
Ironically, many of the most cavalier of these anecdotes are supplied by a younger writer whose implicit boastfulness about his own sexual liberation comes at the expense of the better-known older figure.
His matter-of-fact response to the season is typical of a team who have not allowed their wounded pride to turn into boastfulness this year.