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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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"We'd come very close [to promotion] in the last two or three years so that was the goal we gave the coaches," said chairman Boast.
West Midlands Police Chief Constable David Thompson described the boasts as 'symbolic evidence of lawless behaviour.' "It is often dangerous to pursue these people because it puts the riders, police officers and members of the public in danger," he said.
“We wanted to take the most essential business tools used every day and provide them to businesses in the most intuitive and easy to use format possible” said Hamza Waraich, Boast Technologies President, who spearheaded the operation.
Absorbing and agonizing at the same time, Boast's narrative refuses to cover raw wounds, instead leaving them open to the fresh breezes of love and renewal that blow into his life after his father's death.
Dr May said a "good drink" was had by all, before a row escalated between him and PC Boast.
The Travelodge Hotel Airlane also boasts impressive Jacuzzi suites with whirlpool, a steam room, gas fireplace, king size beds, two televisions, full mini bars, and dining and lounging areas and an exquisite decor.
Two different schemas are at work in Romans: a) works [right arrow] justification [right arrow] boast, and; b) faith [right arrow] justification [right arrow] obedience to the commandments.
A quintessential large and popular San Antonio neighborhood park, Roosevelt's nearly 13 acres boast a swimming pool and bathhouse, playgrounds, and shaded picnic areas, as well as basketball courts and other sports facilities.
* Boasting through the use of superlatives If a camp were to proclaim itself, "The best summer experience a child can have," the reader is entitled to respond by demanding, "Prove it!" While the goal of good promotion does allow the advertiser to boast about the product or service--that boasting must be fortified with reasons in order for the reader to believe the claim.
In short, the accord with North Korea is nothing to boast about; it instead amounted to collusion and extortion.
ODDS-ON backers suffered a reverse when 4-9 chance Smokin Beau was caught close home and beaten a head by Proud Boast (7-1) in the five-furlong Listed race.
In a crisis there is nothing to do in this mode but reiterate the boast, which does not reestablish the icon in its security but merely denies the truth of the present conditions.