bluffness


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  • noun

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good-natured frankness

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The English "national character" celebrated bluffness, robustness, and "pluck"--qualities that were actively inculcated through rowdy sports and which encouraged Britons to be fearsome in war and to settle personal disputes with their fists.
28) possesses a rhythmic bluffness that could join the more boisterous pastorals.
With a welcome bluffness that would give even Pete Burns a run for his money, Leslie finishes off.
Mr Cameron, who represents Witney in Oxfordshire, was not in the least fazed by all this Northern bluffness.