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Boasting or bragging is the act of making an ostentatious speech. It is considered a vice by such major religious groups as Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Boasting has also been studied by such evolutionary psychologists as Robert Wright, and can involve magnifying an accomplishment out of proportion to its importance.

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