Alternative to highlight to grab matched tokens?

Is there an alternative to highlight to include which tokens matched as
part of the search? Parsing this out of the highlighted results is
functional, but it seems like unnecessary overhead. In addition, highlight
does not work with custom_score or boosting queries (yet

The obvious use would be for loose matches where you would do the:
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