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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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5 million in state and federal funds to restore the decaying North Bluff.
When you are in a game with plenty of tight players and you are in a late position you will get plenty of opportunities to put in a bluff.
Shortly after the merger took effect in 1995, the combined staff recommitted itself to the goal of making Pine Bluff a better place.
We're very pleased with today's vote, and we're looking forward to bringing a second premier casino brand to Council Bluffs," said Gaye Gullo, senior vice president and general manager of Horseshoe Council Bluffs and Harrah's Council Bluffs.
Montana de Oro has a considerable network of trails, and many of them are pleasantly segregated: mountain bikes only on some of the bluff trails, hikers and horseback riders on most of the inland routes.
Seattle's madrones are also endangered by their penchant for high bluffs, the same habitats prized by developers and homeowners searching for the perfect view.
Cudmore (1985) examined 100 sites in Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Jefferson, Perry, Spencer and Washington Counties but found evidence of extant populations at only 20 sites (18 bluffs, 2 caves) in Crawford and Harrison Counties.
The Bluffs closed 181 homesites in 2007, totaling $28.
Bluffs should not be used when you are playing against poor opponents as a bluff actually works better against good players.
Some of Pine Bluffs many unique attributes and setting points are listed below.
announced plans to rebrand Bluffs Run Casino under the Horseshoe brand as part of an $85 million renovation and expansion of the Iowa property.
Begin your exploration atop the bluffs at Heisler Park, wandering up the coast as the pathway describes a series of coves and crescent-shaped beaches.
The bluffs above the swamp are the only known home of the carinate pill snail, a species once thought extinct.
However, such bluffs often backfire, she and colleagues report in the January Animal Behaviour.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Kosta "Gus" Sengos beat some of the biggest names in poker to capture more than $200,000 today at the inaugural World Series of Poker Circuit Championship at Horseshoe Council Bluffs.