bluff


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Synonyms for bluff

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

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a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)

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pretense that your position is stronger than it really is

the act of bluffing in poker

deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

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frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is

very steep

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bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured

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John described their visit to Shell Bluff as a scientist would, making entries of everything scientific in his journal.
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She found that in general, poker players are poor judges of the bluff, concluding that most overestimate the attempts at bluffing by infrequent bluffers and underestimate the attempts of the frequent bluffer.
Asemi bluff is when you are pretty sure you don't have the best hand but could have should your opponent call.
But it's worth remembering that if you play, say, 200 hands during an average poker session lasting a few hours, you probably shouldn't bluff in many more than 12 of them.
Joseph continued on and struck a 2000 Ford Explorer driven by Dana McGinnis, a 32-year-old Lancaster man, Bluff said.
So if you play 200 hands during an average session you probably shouldn't bluff in many more than 12.
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Life is a giant episode of Call My Bluff - except no one ever calls.
A successful poker player must be able to bluff successfully, at least on occasion, and conversely to detect "tells" from opponents, whether the tell gives away a good hand or a bluff.
Population declines were evident at four additional bluff sites.
In the vicinity of Red Bluff, he noticed rime ice forming on the wings and windshield, so he called Red Bluff and requested permission to climb to 15,000 feet.
At Porter Gap, where the lineament is the Chickasaw Bluffs, reflectors at 100--200 m depth dip west beneath the bluff face, and a steep reverse fault underlies the base of the bluff.