blustering

  • 1Blustering — Blus ter*ing, a. 1. Exhibiting noisy violence, as the wind; stormy; tumultuous. [1913 Webster] A tempest and a blustering day. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Uttering noisy threats; noisy and swaggering; boisterous. A blustering fellow. L Estrange.… …

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  • 2blustering — index disorderly, orgulous, orotund Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3Blustering — Bluster Blus ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blustered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blustering}.] [Allied to blast.] [1913 Webster] 1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather. [1913 Webster] And ever… …

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  • 4blustering — 1. noun The process of blustering. 2. adjective a) Engaged in the process of blustering. b) Pompous or arrogant in ones speech or bearing …

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  • 5blustering — adj. blowing in loud and abrupt bursts (as in blustering winds ); boisterous blus·ter || blÊŒstÉ™ n. noise of waves; noise of a strong wind; boastfulness; threat v. rage, roar, storm; shout; boast, swagger …

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  • 6blustering — adjective blowing in violent and abrupt bursts blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia a cold blustery day a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind • Syn: ↑blusterous, ↑blustery • Similar to: ↑stormy …

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  • 7blustering — Synonyms and related words: abusive, aeolian, airish, airy, anarchic, angry, blaring, blasty, blatant, blatting, blowy, bludgeoning, blusterous, blustery, boisterous, boreal, brassy, brawling, brazen, breezy, brisk, browbeating, bulldozing,… …

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  • 8blustering — a. 1. Windy, stormy, tempestuous, squally, gusty, tumultuous, turbulent, noisy, roaring. 2. Swaggering, boasting, bragging, braggart, blattering, pompous, assuming, important, arrogant, swelling, big, bullying, vaporing, self sufficient …

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  • 9Fraggle Rock — For the animated television series, see Fraggle Rock (animated TV series). Fraggle Rock Also known as Jim Henson s Fraggle Rock Created by Jim Henson …

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  • 10Mopatop's Shop — Genre Children s television series Directed by Simon Spencer Tom Poole Ian McLean Starring Mak Wilson (Season One Two) William Todd Jones (Season Three Four) Victoria Willing Nigel Plaskitt Brian Herring Susan Beattie …

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  • 11bluster — [[t]blʌ̱stə(r)[/t]] blusters, blustering, blustered VERB If you say that someone is blustering, you mean that they are speaking aggressively but without authority, often because they are angry or offended. [V with quote] That s lunacy, he… …

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  • 12bluster — /ˈblʌstə / (say blustuh) verb (i) 1. to roar and be tumultuous, as wind. 2. to be loud, noisy, or swaggering; utter loud, empty menaces or protests. –verb (t) 3. to force or accomplish by blustering. –noun 4. boisterous noise and violence. 5.… …

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  • 13Bluster — Blus ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blustered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blustering}.] [Allied to blast.] [1913 Webster] 1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather. [1913 Webster] And ever threatening… …

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  • 14Blustered — Bluster Blus ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blustered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blustering}.] [Allied to blast.] [1913 Webster] 1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather. [1913 Webster] And ever… …

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  • 15Blusterous — Blus ter*ous, a. Inclined to bluster; given to blustering; blustering. Motley. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16bluster — I. verb (blustered; blustering) Etymology: Middle English blustren, probably from Middle Low German blüsteren Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to talk or act with noisy swaggering threats 2. a. to blow in stormy noisy gusts b. to be windy… …

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  • 17Carlos P. Romulo — Carlos Peña Romulo (14 January 1899, Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines – 15 December 1985, Manila, Philippines) was a Filipino diplomat, politician, soldier, journalist and author. He was a reporter at 16, a newspaper editor by the age of 20, and a… …

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  • 18Maledictology — (from lat. maledicere) is a branch of psychology, that does research about cursing and blustering. It is influenced by US American psychologist Timothy Jay (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) and the philologist and researcher in swearwords… …

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  • 19Hector — /hek teuhr/, n. 1. Class. Myth. the eldest son of Priam and husband of Andromache: the greatest Trojan hero in the Trojan War, killed by Achilles. 2. (l.c.) a blustering, domineering person; a bully. 3. a male given name. v.t. 4. (l.c.) to treat… …

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  • 20Dryden, John — born Aug. 9, 1631, Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, Eng. died May 1, 1700, London British poet, dramatist, and literary critic. The son of a country gentleman, Dryden was educated at the University of Cambridge. His poetry celebrating the Restoration …

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