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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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This error aside, Fathers of Football reminds us that Britain's rich sporting legacy is something of which we should be proud, but never, ever, boastful.
When I say I'll win the World Cup, it's not boastful.
That's the question that remains after such boastful bragging.
ANOTHER chapter opens for David Beckham, of the pouting wife and designer label-clad children, not to mention the boastful king-sized cod-pieces he sported in men's underwear adverts.
We didn't see our boastful mate for a few days after that.
Perhaps the clues had already been there with Dyer's celebration of his first goal, the winger reversing his shirt so that his name was plastered on the front and then pointing at it in boastful delight.
Boastful and Radio Gaga, both of whom have won Listed events and been placed at Group 3 level, are the visitors today.
It's like getting three Michelin stars all at once and, without wishing to sound boastful, I have to say we've worked really hard for it.
BOASTFUL showed she can handle soft ground at Newcastle and as long as she has recovered from those exertions, she might take all the beating in the tyregiant.
APML Secretary General said Pakistanis are boastful that a military like Pak-Force is deputed to guard the borders of the country and the strength of Pakistan allies with Pak-Force that has been sacrificing for this homeland at every front.
She can't help exaggerating events and making boastful claims to big herself up in front of her friends.
TITLE PREDICTION: "I'd back ourselves - I think we've got a strong squad than last season, and without trying to be boastful I think we've got every chance.