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bluster




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bluster
     1. n. Pompous, officious talk.
     2. n. A gust of wind.
     3. n. Fitful noise and violence.
     4. v. To speak or protest loudly.
           When confronted by opposition his reaction was to bluster, which often cowed the meek.
     5. v. To act or speak in an unduly threatening manner.
     6. v. To blow in strong or sudden gusts.

Example Sentences

The issue is a complex one and hasn't been helped by the spin and bluster from both sides. 

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