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Synonyms for bluster

Noun

1. bluster, confusion
usage: noisy confusion and turbulence; "he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations"
2. bravado, bluster, ostentation, fanfare, flash
usage: a swaggering show of courage
3. bluster, gust, blast, blow
usage: a violent gusty wind
4. braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontade, boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation
usage: vain and empty boasting

Verb

1. bluster, blow
usage: blow hard; be gusty, as of wind; "A southeaster blustered onshore"; "The flames blustered"
2. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade, overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify
usage: show off
3. swagger, bluster, swash, act, behave, do
usage: act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
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