bluff

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  • The remains of the trail leading up to the top of the bluff are still visible.
  • Lancashire called his bluff and dropped him from the team for their final match of the season.
  • Not bluffing exactly, either, because they'll go through with it as long as they last. Cited from Triplanetary, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • You've been bluffing me from the start, and you're going to try it again. Cited from The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush, by Francis Lynde
  • One story of the region comes from the area of Gold Bluffs.
  • He had done the same thing before, and had bluffed out of paying. Cited from Rod of the Lone Patrol, by H. A. Cody
  • And there ain't no game yet I ever been bluffed out on. Cited from Man to Man, by Jackson Gregory
  • He thought of his mother, and he thought of how he had bluffed Hugh. Cited from The Plastic Age, by Percy Marks
  • The opponent's current state of mind should be taken into consideration when bluffing.
  • These come together near where they drop down from the Mississippi bluffs.
  • Since then, The Bluffs have become a community meeting place for people of all ages.
  • Small bluffs on the east side of city mark the edge of the historic flood plain.
  • A tall sandstone bluff is found on the south side of the river between these two cities.
  • Rose bluffs him, telling him that he needs to take her to her partner before she can buy it.
  • The officer tells his men to stand back since Kelly is not bluffing.
  • In this case, the body is described as a bluff body.
  • Bluffing may be more effective in some circumstances than others.
  • And Steve knew that, having gone this far, he could not stop at bluffing. Cited from Man to Man, by Jackson Gregory
  • Settlements are also believed to have been formed around the base of the bluff, by the river bank.
  • A fish is also weak when it comes to bluffing and you can also easily see the tells they are showing.
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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