bluff


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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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The wild and picturesque bluffs in the neighborhood of his lonely grave have ever since borne his name.
High up the bluff we climbed, higher than all the other caves, to a tiny crevice that could not be seen from the ground.
Not wishing to leave the stream the two waded along its bed to a spot where the gorge widened between perpendicular bluffs to a wooded acre of level land.
We'll make the police post some time this afternoon, and we've got to get ready to pull the bluff without a hitch, and a word to the wise is plenty.
On reaching the base of the bluff they halted, and held a short council among themselves.
Our own house looked down over the town, and from our upstairs windows we could see the winding line of the river bluffs, two miles south of us.
The train passed rapidly across the State of Iowa, by Council Bluffs, Des Moines, and Iowa City.
From the summit of a range of bluffs on the opposite side of the river, about two hundred and fifty feet high, they had one of those vast and magnificent prospects which sometimes unfold themselves in those boundless regions.
Where the river swung in against precipitous bluffs, he climbed the high mountains behind.
Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Red Bluff is led by Chief Executive Officer Timothy Haddican, an experienced E&P executive who has played key roles with a number of oil and gas companies over his 30-year career.
5 million in state and federal funds to restore the decaying North Bluff.
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Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN), a US-based company that owns and operates four Thoroughbred racing facilities, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Bluff Media, a US-based multimedia poker content, brand and publishing company.
Danny and Life on Bluff Point: The Conflict" by Mary Ellen Lee is the story of a ten year-old farm boy, Danny Lee.
Many poker players bluff out of desperation, especially if they're on a bad run, or on 'tilt' as it is known.