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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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She said the food fair boasts of the region's 'best heritage cuisine, heirloom recipes of the Cordillera, including food innovation that are inspired by tradition.'
The STEALTH RECON SCOUT (SRS) A2 is a swap-caliber bullpup; it can switch from .223 to .338 Lapua in 90 seconds and boasts a patented return to zero system in a compact, precise sub 1/2 MOA package.
The TV boasts of a 4K resolution and comes with 3 HDMI ports and 2 USB ports for your connectivity needs.
The appalling driver - who makes shooting gestures at other motorists and boasts "these are my roads" - is seen on camera speeding on rural routes on Scammonden Moor, intimidating other motorists and then flying onto the M62.
The 37-year-old former Destiny's Child star, who shares son Titan, three with her husband Tim Witherspoon has dropped a small fortune on the sprawling property, that boasts five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, within the modern exterior of the house.
Iran denies it has sold missiles to Yemen--but boasts of selling arms elsewhere.
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.
THIS double-fronted Grade II listed detached house is full of character and boasts many quality features.
It boasts high light transmission and excellent processing characteristics.
Former MP Slobodan Najdovski comments for Utrinski vesnik that the debate in the public and the boasts of the Government over the law on single erasing of citizens' debts has quieted down.
Psychology professor Cary Cooper, of Lancaster University said that one in 10 says he boasts in an attempt to win respect and in the past, men were more likely to be the main breadwinners, with a need to boast to achieve success within the competitive male- dominated workplace.