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Synonyms for bluff

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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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.
Successful bluffing in No Limit Texas Holdem is very difficult.
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To the Alberta group, the key elements of the game are card probabilities, betting strategy, bluffing approach, and opponent modeling.