Vaunt vs Talk - What's the difference?

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Vaunt is a related term of talk.


As nouns the difference between vaunt and talk

is that vaunt is a boast; an instance of vaunting or vaunt can be (obsolete) the first part while talk is talc.

As a verb vaunt

is to speak boastfully.

vaunt

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) vaunter, variant of (etyl) vanter, from (etyl) .

Verb

(en verb)
  • To speak boastfully.
  • * 1829 — , chapter XC
  • "The number," said he, "is great, but what can be expected from mere citizen soldiers? They vaunt and menace in time of safety; none are so arrogant when the enemy is at a distance; but when the din of war thunders at the gates they hide themselves in terror."
  • To speak boastfully about.
  • To boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation.
  • * Bible, 1 Cor. xiii. 4
  • Charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.
  • * Milton
  • My vanquisher, spoiled of his vaunted spoil.
    Synonyms
    * (speak boastfully) boast, brag
    Derived terms
    * vaunter

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A boast; an instance of vaunting.
  • * Milton
  • the spirits beneath, whom I seduced / with other promises and other vaunts
  • * 1904 — , Book II, chapter III
  • He has answered me back, vaunt' for ' vaunt , rhetoric for rhetoric.

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) . See avant, vanguard.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) The first part.
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

    *

    talk

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A conversation or discussion.
  • * , chapter=12
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill.
  • A lecture.
  • (preceded by the) A major topic of social discussion.
  • (not preceded by an article) Empty boasting, promises or claims.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * all talk * baby talk * betalk * big talk * boy talk * chalk talk/chalk and talk * cross talk/crosstalk * dirty talk * girl talk * happy talk * idle talk * man talk * peace talk * pep talk * pillow talk * self-talk * shop talk * side talk * sleep talk * small talk * table talk * talk battery * talk bomb * talk is cheap * talk of the town * talk page * talk radio * talk show * talk the talk * talkback * talkie * walk and talk * walk the talk * walkie-talkie

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To communicate, usually by means of speech.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following, but I will not eat with you.
  • * , chapter=4
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=Then he commenced to talk', really '''talk'''. and inside of two flaps of a herring's fin he had me mesmerized, like Eben Holt's boy at the town hall show. He ' talked about the ills of humanity, and the glories of health and Nature and service and land knows what all.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=Mr. Campion appeared suitably impressed and she warmed to him. He was very easy to talk to with those long clown lines in his pale face, a natural goon, born rather too early she suspected.}}
  • (informal) To discuss.
  • (slang) To confess, especially implicating others.
  • To criticize someone for something of which one is guilty oneself.
  • To gossip; to create scandal.
  • * , chapter=13
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=“

    Conjugation

    (en-conj-simple)

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Coordinate terms

    * listen

    Derived terms

    * bad-talk * double-talk * fast-talk * look who's talking * now you're talking * sleep-talk * sweet-talk * talk a blue streak * talk a mile a minute * talk about * talk around * talkative * talk back * talk cock * talk dirty * talk down * talker * talk in circles * talk into * talk like an apothecary * talk of * talk of the devil * talk one's way out of * talk out of turn * talk over * talk sense * talk shit/talk shite * talk shop * talk smack * talk someone's ear off * talk someone under the table * talk the talk * talk through one's hat * talk to the hand * talk trash * talk turkey * talk up * talky * trash-talk * you can talk

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