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Words related to bluffness

good-natured frankness

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Baritone Etienne Depths brought the right kind of hearty bluffness to the role of Lescaut, while baritone Peter McGil-livray made the most of the role of de Bretigny, Manon's rich lover.
Countering Stewart's desperate optimism with beautifully articulated Lancashire bluffness.
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.