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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vaunt /ˈvɔnt, ˈvɑnt/
 (vt.)(vi.)自誇自吹自擂

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vaunt v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vaunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Vaunting.]  To boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments, decorations, or the like; to talk ostentatiously; to brag.
    Pride, which prompts a man to vaunt and overvalue what he is, does incline him to disvalue what he has.   --Gov. of Tongue.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vaunt, v. t. To boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation.  In the latter sense, the term usually used is flaunt.
    Charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.   --1 Cor. xiii. 4.
    My vanquisher, spoiled of his vaunted spoil.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vaunt, n. A vain display of what one is, or has, or has done; ostentation from vanity; a boast; a brag.
 The spirits beneath, whom I seduced
 With other promises and other vaunts.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vaunt, n.  The first part. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vaunt, v. t.  To put forward; to display. [Obs.] Vaunted spear.”
    And what so else his person most may vaunt.   --Spenser.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 vaunt
      n : extravagant self-praise
      v : show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag,
           gas, blow, bluster, gasconade]