bluster

Part of speech: verb

To blow in gusts; fume with anger; threaten; swagger.

Part of speech: noun

Boisterous talk; a fitful and noisy wind; blast.

Part of speech: noun

Blusterer.

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Usage examples "bluster":

  1. He had for a long time impressed his followers with his bluster and attitudes, playing a carefully studied part before them, appealing to that vein of romance which life in the mountains had fostered in them; and he played the part now for the benefit of Ellerey and his comrades. - "Princess Maritza", Percy Brebner.
  2. I had no sooner realized the odious practises which his profession imposes on an advocate- the deceit, falsehood, bluster, clamor, pushing, and all the long hateful list, than I fled as a matter of course from these, betook myself to your dear service, Philosophy, and pleased myself with the thought of a remainder of life spent far from the tossing waves in a calm haven beneath your shadow. - "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece", Various.
  3. The guy seemed truly scared under all the bluster. - "Life Blood", Thomas Hoover.