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bluster

verb [I] uk   /ˈblʌs.tər/ us    /-tɚ/

bluster verb [I] (PERSON)

to speak in a loud, angry, or offended way, usually with little effect: [+ speech] "You had no right to do it, no right at all," he blustered.

bluster verb [I] (WIND)

If the wind blusters, it blows strongly: A gale was blustering around the house.
bluster
noun [U] uk   us  
I knew that it was all bluster and he wasn't really angry with me.
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