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to speak or say very loudly or with a shout

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noisy confusion and turbulence

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a swaggering show of courage

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a violent gusty wind

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blow hard

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act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner

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He blustered on about "the tidal waves of new rules, regulations and laws that have been introduced in the name of health and safety" and wondered aloud whether "anyone is doing anything about knife crime" (er, yeah).
"The church that claims to uphold the cause of Christ, yet condemns confrontation, is little more than a social club," Parsley blustered. "They want rain with no thunder and rain with no lightning; they long to avoid confrontation by dwelling in what I call the devil's de-militarized zone--inside the safety of their sanctuaries.
The Denver Post's editorial board called the vote "pernicious," and Councilman Charlie Brown, who voted against the resolution, wrote a column calling it "a shame and a sham." Local radio host Mike Rosen blustered that "the ACLU will applaud Denver officials for their uncompromising dedication to civil rights.
His stomach brewed ulcers as he set up branch offices with agents and subagents, displayed a showy lifestyle, played benefactor, gained control of a bank, reassured his ever-loyal wife Rose, and blustered his way through questioning by journalists and law enforcement personnel.
As brutal quiz mistress Anne Robinson began teasing him, he blustered that he had meant to write 'Duncan'.
"Bring 'em on," blustered President Bush, referring to the Iraqi militants making war on our troops.