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blustering

adjective

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blustering

verb
present participle of bluster

Synonyms & Antonyms of blustering (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 blustering was in 1513

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“Blustering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blustering. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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