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boast

Squash
a stroke in which the ball is hit on to one of the side walls before hitting the front wall

boast

[bōst]
(engineering)
To shape stone or curve furniture roughly in preparation for finer work later on.
To finish the face of a building stone by cutting a series of parallel grooves.

boast

To dress or shape stone roughly, usually with a broad chisel.
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Simply put, Petruchio's quarto counterpart Ferando is not much of a boaster.
24) A further biblical allusion here could be to a passage from Paul's Second Letter to Timothy, which was also frequently invoked by critics of the friars: This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come, For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy .
com has found that diet and exercise boasters are the most annoying thing about social media.
Celts, Germans, and Slavs were boasters who gloried in victory and were disconsolate in defeat.
These other big-mouthed boasters also told the world what they should have kept secret - don't they know a gentleman never kisses and tells?
For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, inhuman, implacable, slanderers, profligates, brutes, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, holding to the outward form of godliness but denying its power" (scandals in each religion tradition and in many behaviours of so-called Christians) (2 Tim.
The soccer gods do not like boasters and braggers, so someone should shut these players up and just try and do well.
United Biscuits is relaunching McVitie's Boasters in a bid to reverse declining sales of the luxury biscuits.
And the alternative, "the righteous," who trust singularly in God, obey the Torah, and see the foolishness of the boasters who try to save themselves (6-9).
And to prove it, here's a list to make you feel better about life: Blue Riband, Breakaway, Clubs (milk, plain, orange or mint, but surely NOT raisin), Butter Crinkle Crunch, Party Rings, Jammie Dodgers, Malted Milks, Rockys, Boasters, Taxis, Toffypops, Tunnocks Caramel Wafers, Wagon Wheels.
A specially telling report involves the story of the Puerto Rican soldiers in Panama City's red district bars, who pretended to be "rich islanders," but were later unmasked as mere boasters, and baptized the "we-haveitalls" (toj'tenemos) because of their grandiose stories of fortune (p.
Though I always think they should be called the Baby Boasters.