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boast

Ἢ τὰν ἢ ἐπὶ τᾶς -> Either with this or on this | Come back victorious or dead
Plutarch, Moralia 241

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subs.

P. αὔχηαα, τό (Thuc.), P. and V. κόμπος, ὁ (Thuc.), Ar. and V. κομπάσματα, τά, V. γαύρωμα, τό.

The boast of (concretely of persons or things): P. and V. σχῆμα, τό, V. πρόσχημα, τό, ἄγαλμα, τό, αὔχημα, τό (Eur., Phoen. 1131).

v. intrans.

P. and V. μέγα λέγειν, μέγα εἰπειν, Ar. and P. ἀλαζονεύεσθαι, P. μεγαλαυχεῖσθαι, ἐπικομπεῖν (Thuc.), Ar. and V. εὔχεσθαι, V. ἐξεύχεσθαι, ἐπεύχεσθαι (also Plat. but rare P.), ἐξεπεύχεσθαι, αὐχεῖν (also Thuc. but rare P.), ἐξαυχεῖν, κομπεῖν (rare P.), κομπάζειν (rare P.), ἐκκομπάζειν, φλύειν (Aesch., P.V. 504).

Boast of: P. and V. ἀγάλλεσθαι (dat.), ἁβρύνεσθαι (dat.), P. ἐπικομπεῖν (acc.) (Thuc.), V. κομπεῖν (acc.) (rare P.), κομπάζειν (acc.) (rare P.), ἐξεύχεσθαι (acc.), γαυροῦσθαι (dat.), Ar. and V. ἐπαυχεῖν (dat.).