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Today's Word "braggadocio"

A braggart on

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braggadocio \brag-uh-DOH-see-oh; -shee-oh; -shoh\ (noun) - 1 : A braggart. 2 : Empty boasting. 3 : A swaggering, cocky manner.

"While many considered Lance to be little more than a loud-mouthed braggadocio, when the chips were down, he would inevitably produce impressive results."

 

Braggadocio is from Braggadocchio, a boastful character in Spenser's Faerie Queene.


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