I wasn’t trying to be boastful.
He was not boastful, but spiritual arrogance came easily to him.
They were a vain and boastful company of heroes when the tale was done.
The jury heard dozens of conversations that showed him as foul-mouthed, boastful and conniving.
The libertarian, a boastful ideologue, had supported the congressional insurrection.
A hearty kissing I got for a welcome, and some boastful triumph, which I swallowed as well as I could.
It’s the kind of statement that might sound boastful or presumptuous coming from the mouth of a budding pop star.
It’s not being boastful about it though, just hiding out below Hoxton Square with very little giving away its presence.
In general, umbraphiles are not a boastful or a rivalrous bunch; in the face of grand celestial alignments, the human ego shrinks.
As he made his way in society, for example, one establishment commentator called him an “upstart crow” – boastful and above his station.
Mr Sarkozy emerges as a restless, demanding, boastful prima donna but also endearingly childlike, often funny and ultimately rather solitary.
Amateur psychology, maybe, but one can easily detect the same sort of inner fragility in Nixon than in the outwardly bombastic and ever-boastful Trump.
Trump nonetheless reveled in the moment, using boastful and provocative language unlike the more solemn tone typically adopted by presidents in such moments.
Obsessed with looking good, he checks himself out in the reflection of a spoon every 20 minutes on dinner dates and thinks it’s impressive to tell boastful, drunken stories.
It may be that Kampala needs to become more media savvy or even boastful about its refugee policy, and even invite some celebrities for photo opportunities, as president Erdogan has done.
Although these still-sealed documents apparently contain nothing to contradict McVeigh's boastful confessions, it was widely assumed that his lawyers would be granted more time to study them.
Trump’s candidacy is a jarring split screen: the choreographed show of calm and confidence orchestrated by his staff, and the neediness and vulnerability of a once-boastful candidate now uncertain of victory.
"To be honest, I'm not a big fan of people when they're very boastful ... or maybe too confident about something, and then I drill into it and I realize that they actually don't have the experience," Rincon told Business Insider.
MY PRINT column this week suggests that Chris Christie—the rumpled, swaggering, boastful, crafty, disarming, charming, bullying governor of New Jersey—embodies a bet that the Republican Party must develop a bipartisan appeal or perish.
Her basic theory of the case is that Fred, the patriarch of “my malignantly dysfunctional family,” a crude, cruel, selfish, boastful, money-grubbing liar, raised his second son to become a crude, cruel, selfish, boastful, money-grubbing liar.
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