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Adjective
Direct in speech or behaviour but in a good-natured way
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“One may counter that his music can take the bluff and hearty approach.”
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(of a person) Lacking sophistication or refinement
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Friendly and cheerful
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Standing, pointing, or moving straight up or down
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An attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or is going to do something
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“It would be comforting to think he is playing no more than a game of bluff with the whisky companies, privately sharing their scepticism about strip stamps while forcing them to come up with a convincing alternative.”
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A steep cliff, bank, or promontory
“The bluff was wooded, and we could see but little.”
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A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass
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A thing that deceives
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A display of behavior, usually meant to deceive
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One who victimizes
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Obstruction
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A rock formation that is visible on the surface
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Pursuit of an advantage by appearing to be willing to risk a dangerous policy rather than concede a point
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Loud, aggressive, or indignant talk with little effect
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A small hill or mound
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A humorous imitation of something, typically a film or a particular genre of film, in which its characteristic features are exaggerated for comic effect
Verb
To deceive or fool someone
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Try to deceive someone as to one's abilities or intentions
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“Both their livelihoods depend on the ability to bluff and sniff out fraud.”
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To slyly attempt to avoid blame or censure when dealing with (a situation or problem)
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Pretend to be dead
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To betray someone that has one's trust
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