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bluster

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 boastful speech or writing
  • all the bluster in the campaign speech was intended to hide a lack of specifics

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2 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound
  • I can't work with all the bluster in here

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3 a state of noisy, confused activity
  • a mayor who got things done without a lot of bluster and self-serving publicity

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bluster

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bluster (Entry 2 of 2)

to talk loudly and wildly
  • the rude customer blustered and yelled threats about lawsuits, but eventually left

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The first known use of bluster was in the 15th century

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“Bluster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bluster. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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