bluff

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  • I believe he was bluffing when he said he was going to take you. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • We might as well try a little bluffing even if we do strike them. Cited from The Short Line War, by Merwin and Webster
  • Visitors can reach the highest point on the bluff at above sea level.
  • I've been bluffing that point ever since you and I met again. Cited from The Wild Olive, by Basil King
  • He called her bluff and had her sing live on his show.
  • Many of these sit high up on south-facing bluffs above the river.
  • I could have bluffed this out for a time, but it was no use. Cited from The Lever, by William Dana Orcutt
  • The wish being father of the thought, I decided he was bluffing first and last. Cited from Jimgrim and Allah's Peace, by Talbot Mundy
  • Of course, when it came to that, I knew they were all bluffing. Cited from The Whistling Mother, by Grace S. Richmond
  • They decide to carry on with their bluff and go through with the opening.
  • Of course the doctor had not said anything of the kind, but he bluffed it out. Cited from Three Times and Out, by Nellie L. McClung
  • He prepared to attack but decided to try a bluff instead.
  • A player may benefit in the long run if he or she is discovered to be bluffing.
  • The city is situated on the side of a large bluff, with other large hills within the city.
  • He knew what they'd do to him if he ever for one minute quit bluffing. Cited from Bunker Bean, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • When the mother bear reached the shore, she waited on the top of a high bluff.
  • The rest of the bluff is covered by the lower court of the castle, and the small town.
  • They set up camp at Red Bluffs, unable to continue forward through the snow.
  • When the boats started going further up the river, Red Bluff became the center of trade.
  • Sets of large tracks appeared multiple times around a road-construction site in Bluff Creek.
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Meaning of bluff

  • noun A high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun Pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted
  • noun The act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards
  • verb Deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand
  • verb Frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is