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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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