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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 key point is that boasting can have useful short-term motivational benefits and benefit us when we really need such a jolt.
What is at stake in Romans 2:17 and 2:23 when Paul speaks about the Jews boasting of their relation to God?
Leila de Lima on Monday likened the presidential spokesperson to the proverbial fly sitting on top of the carabao for attacking the UN human rights chief and for boasting that the Philippines is a democracy.
A LUXURIOUS two-storey signature villa has been put up for sale at Riffa Views' Lagoons Estate boasting grand open spaces and fine finishes.
Boasting 100 feet of street frontage on 14th Street, and another 60 feet on Fifth Avenue, 69 Fifth Avenue offers premium visibility in a sought-after, 24 hour, seven-day-a-week retail location.
Your optimal role, however, goes way beyond simple boasting. A camp that is entrusted with the well-being of a child must not appear in any way anonymous during the camp-selection process.
Despite boasting the likes of the Manic Street Preachers, Stereophonics, Super Furry Animals and Feeder, and boasting a reputation as a breeding ground for talent, a Virgin Radio poll has ignored this area.
If one were maliciously inclined, one might well describe it as--in essence--a great annual round of occasions for corporate boasting. First, we have the core observances: Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Pentecost; a structure for celebrating the church's glorious origins.
: Osama bin Laden, right, is shown in this still from a videotape released by the US Department of Defence, in which he is shown boasting about the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon.
The one problem is that the regime was boasting all that time that Iran was the most stable country in the Middle East without any problem of terrorism.
Boasting two nearly completed 16-story luxury residential buildings: 195 Bowery and Gwathmey Siegel's "Sculpture for Living," a glass tower of curvilinear stature ascending over Astor Place.
The only trace he leaves behind is a calling card from the "Wandering Ministrel" - boasting that he smoked in the bar.