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Word: vaunted

Definition: boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag


Sentences Containing 'vaunted'

As for the roof he vaunted, he might have found that shutting out the sky in a new way to wit, for ever, from the eyes of the bodies into which its lead was fired, out of the barrels of a hundred thousand muskets.
Having broken through with a big score, Redpath flourished and proceeded to score seven Test centuries in the second half of his career, including five in his final 15 Tests, and three in his final test series in 1975-76 whilst opening the batting against a vaunted West Indian fast bowling attack featuring Michael Holding and Andy Roberts.
I knew at once that they were speaking of Don Gaspar Gregorio, whose comeliness surpasses the most highly vaunted beauty.
More recent additions include a creperie, coffee shops and a French delicatessen, part of the area's vaunted gentrification in the lead up to the 2012 Olympic Games.
The game that decisively turned the 1–3 Patriots season around came against former and future Patriot Doug Flutie along with the 3–1 Chargers' vaunted rookie LaDainian Tomlinson.
The Thrashers started out strong but couldn't contain the vaunted Gladiators rushing attack and eventually lost the game 20-49 therefore ending their 2009 season just one game short of the Division 2 championship game.
While a critical success, the racing was exciting with the ABA put on its usual show of efficiency and the pros generally liked the concept (although the track itself was too tight and ungroomed for their taste) and more than enough pros participated to make it interesting (the ABA dropped its vaunted Direct Transfer System and ran the qualifying motos three times just like the National Bicycle League).

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