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Odd Words Weekly: Jactation

June 1, 2017

Jactation is a noun that means “boasting, bragging, showing off.”  (It also has a medical meaning related to twitching or shaking of the body.)

“The President’s self-serving jactations grow wearisome.”

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  1. It’s always interesting to learn something new!! Also, the sample sentence is very fitting.

    Kathrin — http://mycupofenglishtea.wordpress.com

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