Vapored
Vapor Va"por, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Vapored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vaporing}.] [From {Vapor}, n.: cf. L. vaporare.] [Written also {vapour}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pass off in fumes, or as a moist, floating substance, whether visible or invisible, to steam; to be exhaled; to evaporate. [1913 Webster]

2. To emit vapor or fumes. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Running waters vapor not so much as standing waters. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

3. To talk idly; to boast or vaunt; to brag. [1913 Webster]

Poets used to vapor much after this manner. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

We vapor and say, By this time Matthews has beaten them. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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