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The word "boast" uses 5 letters: abost.

v. i. - To vaunt one's self; to brag; to say or tell things which are intended to give others a high opinion of one's self or of things belonging to one's self; as, to boast of one's exploits courage, descent, wealth. 2

v. i. - To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult. 2

v. t. - To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol. 2

v. t. - To display vaingloriously. 2

v. t. - To possess or have; as, to boast a name. 2

v. t. - To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel. 2

v. t. - To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required. 2

n. - Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging. 2

n. - The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation. 2

Direct anagrams of boast:

boats botas sabot

Words formed by adding one letter before or after boast (in bold), or to abost in any order:

b - abbots r - aborts boarts tabors h - bathos n - batons i - biotas l - bloats oblast s - boasts sabots j - jabots o - taboos

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