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  Definition of jactitation
  1. (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
  2. (law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)
  3. speaking of yourself in superlatives
Similar Words: jactation, boast, boasting, self-praise

 

Hyponyms: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade, braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontade, vaunt, self-assertion

 

Derivational Morphology: convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade

 

 
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