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bravado


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bravado  \Bra*va"do\  (br[.a]*v[=a]"d[-o]),  n.,  pl  {Bravadoes} 
  (-d[-o]z).  [Sp.  bravada,  bravata  boast,  brag:  cf  F. 
  bravade.  See  {Brave}.] 
  Boastful  and  threatening  behavior;  a  boastful  menace. 
 
  In  spite  of  our  host's  bravado.  --Irving. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bravado 
  n  :  a  swaggering  show  of  courage  [syn:  {bluster}] 




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