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 Meanings and Examples of BLUSTER
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bluster
 v.  blow in heavy gusts; speak in a loudly arrogant or bullying manner
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  Gerald's letter was so full of brag and bluster as to how the Yankees had been driven from the railroad that one would have thought he personally had accomplished the feat, single handed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  There had been none of his usual bluster and vitality, but at least he had told a connected story and now--now, he did not even remember Ellen was dead.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  "That's just what I do mean," returned Trenor, his bluster sinking to sullenness under her look.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
4  But the long serpents crawled slowly from hill to hill without bluster of smoke.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
5  From all the interwoven forest arose the smoke and bluster of the battle.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
6  It was in vain for Bounderby to bluster or to assert himself in any of his explosive ways; Mrs. Sparsit was resolved to have compassion on him, as a Victim.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
7  But when I gave him every particular that had occurred, he tried to bluster and took down a life-preserver from the wall.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
8  My business was to declare myself a scoundrel, and whether I did it with a bow or a bluster was of little importance.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44
9  Not, I grant you, but what his manners is given to blusterous," said Joe, apologetically; "still, a Englishman's ouse is his Castle, and castles must not be busted 'cept when done in war time.'
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVII
10  Summer and winter the scene was the same, unless the wind were more than usually blusterous, when the stool was shifted a few feet round the corner.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
11  It was a voice never raised in command to a servant or reproof to a child but a voice that was obeyed instantly at Tara, where her husband's blustering and roaring were quietly disregarded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  He had done it all, little, hard-headed, blustering Gerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  Ellen was the audience before which the blustering drama of Gerald O'Hara had been played.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  Precisely," said Schliemann; "the low knavery and the ferocious cruelty incidental to them, the plotting and the lying and the bribing, the blustering and bragging, the screaming egotism, the hurrying and worrying.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
15  Although Mr. Bounderby carried it off in these terms, holding the door open for the company to depart, there was a blustering sheepishness upon him, at once extremely crestfallen and superlatively absurd.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  "Let the stormy winds bluster," cried Jack, "we'll set sail tonight anyway."
2  They blustered about how they would beat us all up.