bluff

Part of speech: noun

Bluffness.

Part of speech: verb

To overawe by bold assumption; boast in order to mislead and daunt.

Part of speech: adjective

Blunt, frank, and hearty.

Part of speech: adjective

Steep and bold, as a cliff.

Part of speech: adverb

Bluffly.

Part of speech: noun

Boldness assumed in order to overawe or deceive.

Part of speech: noun

A bold, steep headland.

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Usage examples "bluff":

  1. Bluff was the only hope, so we walked straight on. - "The Escaping Club", A. J. Evans.
  2. " That's all a bluff. - "Flowing Gold", Rex Beach.
  3. The bluff had to be made good, though. - "Shorty McCabe", Sewell Ford.