bravado


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a swaggering show of courage

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It was youth daring Fate, without show or bravado or fear; rolling the honey under his tongue and drawing in its sweetness; youth, that lives for the moment, that can be blind to the threatening future, that can forget the mean past; youth slipping along with some chewing-gum between his teeth and a warm sensation in his stew-crammed stomach, whistling, dreaming, happy; youth, that can, without premeditation, remain away from home and leave udders untapped and pigs unfed; sublime enigma; angering bit of irresponsibility to the Martins of a fiercely practical world.
This was contradicted, and the rumour circulated that it was a young merchant who had come into the enormous fortune and married the great ballet dancer, and that at the wedding the drunken young fool had burned seventy thousand roubles at a candle out of pure bravado.
Somehow he found within him the necessary bravado to force a smile to his lips, as he held up his hand to bar their farther progress.
Rokoff assumed a truculent air, attempting by bravado to show how little he feared Tarzan's threats.
Cornelius, without showing any weakness, but likewise without any bravado, received them rather as friends than as persecutors, and quietly submitted to all those preparations which these men were obliged to make in performance of their duty.
You are not to forget the nature of this man's act; it is not permitted to you to think of it as an instance of bravado, nor, on the other hand, a needless sacrifice of self.
New Agency Group will acquire the Bravado Network brands, assets, people and customer contracts and the merged business will operate under the New Agency Group brand.
"Although it started through your naivety and bravado, it grew into a commercial enterprise for your own financial gain.
Oklahoma-based Bravado Wireless is boosting its network capabilities with full US short code coverage thanks to a new agreement with Transaction Network Services (TNS), the company said.
25 January 2019 - California, US-based Bravado, Universal Music Group's global consumer, lifestyle and brand management company, has acquired California-based boutique merchandise and branding company Epic Rights, the company said.
Hontiveros added that Duterte's tough-talking will be 'empty bravado' if he allows China to endanger country's ownership in the WPS.
Simon Coveney is also spot on to describe the utterings of the Tory hard right as "bravado" when Britain is making plans to stockpile food and medicine in the event of its Brussels split.
UMG's brand management and merchandising arms, Bravado, will look after the e-commerce, merchandising and merchandising for the band, including the Rolling Stone's tongue logo.
THuddersfield five-piece Bravado Cartel are back from their American tour and proclaiming it a resounding success after appearing on live radio shows alongside scheduled gigs.