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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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The meeting boastingly said that the Egyptians would not dare to open two Fighting fronts.
(26) However, this deft mingling of epistemological frameworks also proves more pragmatically useful as Bartholomew Cokes reveals 'his purse boastingly in a fit of bravado that predictably attracts Edgeworth and Nightingale (3.5.34.1).
His television show, City Lights, was a product of Toronto's CityTV, the innovative and boastingly idiosyncratic little station that grew.