vaunted


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vaunt

 (vônt, vŏnt)
v. vaunt·ed, vaunt·ing, vaunts
v.tr.
To speak or write about (something) in a strongly positive way; praise or boast about.
v.intr.
To speak boastfully; brag. See Synonyms at boast1.
n.
1. A boastful remark.
2. Speech of extravagant self-praise.

[Middle English vaunten, from Old French vanter, from Late Latin vānitāre, to talk frivolously, frequentative of Latin vānāre, from vānus, empty; see euə- in Indo-European roots.]

vaunt′er n.
vaunt′ing·ly adv.

vaunted

(ˈvɔːntɪd)
adj
praised more than deserved
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vaunted

adjective boasted about, flaunted, paraded, shown off, made much of, bragged about, crowed about, exulted in, made a display of, prated about Their much-vaunted security procedure hadn't worked.
Translations

vaunted

[ˈvɔːntɪd] ADJcacareado
much vauntedtan cacareado

vaunted

[ˈvɔːntɪd] adj
much-vaunted → tant vanté(e)

vaunted

[ˈvɔːntɪd] adj much vauntedtanto celebrato/a
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As to connexion, there Emma was perfectly easy; persuaded, that after all his own vaunted claims and disdain of Harriet, he had done nothing.
Millward's first and only curate - for that gentleman's declining years forced him at last to acknowledge that the duties of his extensive parish were a little too much for those vaunted energies which he was wont to boast over his younger and less active brethren of the cloth.
I tell thee, proud Templar, that not in thy fiercest battles hast thou displayed more of thy vaunted courage, than has been shown by woman when called upon to suffer by affection or duty.
A great boaster was he withal, and to-day he strutted about on one of these corner stages, and vaunted of his prowess, and offered to crack any man's crown for a shilling.
If you will forgive me for saying so, it is the second time you have vaunted the attractions of England at the expense of the delight which all experience who live in France.
Having vaunted this signal piece of service, there was a significant pause; all evidently expecting some adequate reward.
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For decades now, that vaunted dream has turned out to be a feckless fantasy, so why are we so obsessed about fulfilling it?
Nicky Wagner cannot provide solid evidence to show that her much vaunted Project 300 has actually helped disabled people into employment.
That says it all about their vaunted morality and piety.
With Disney Hall's vaunted clarity undiminished, there is homogeneity to the massed sound, something hitherto unheard in the space.
But he faces his toughest test yet when he collides with Ireland's vaunted midfield and D'Arcy said: "I'm not about to give James any advice as I don't want him to get any better.