vaporing


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vapor \Va"por\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vapored; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Vaporing.] [From Vapor, n.: cf. L. vaporare.] [Written
   also vapour.]
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   1. To pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance,
      whether visible or invisible, to steam; to be exhaled; to
      evaporate.
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   2. To emit vapor or fumes. [R.]
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            Running waters vapor not so much as standing waters.
                                                  --Bacon.
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   3. To talk idly; to boast or vaunt; to brag.
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            Poets used to vapor much after this manner.
                                                  --Milton.
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            We vapor and say, By this time Matthews has beaten
            them.                                 --Walpole.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vaporing \Va"por*ing\, a.
   Talking idly; boasting; vaunting. -- Va"por*ing*ly, adv.
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