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Played with equal parts warmth and bluster by Ed Asner, Lou Grant was the ultimate TV boss.
A TRIBUTE TO LOU GRANT, THE ULTIMATE BOSSHEATHER LANDYSEPTEMBER 1, 2021QUARTZ
To modern workers everywhere,To modern workers everywhere,Played with equal parts warmth and bluster by Ed Asner, Lou Grant was the ultimate TV boss.
A TRIBUTE TO LOU GRANT, THE ULTIMATE BOSSHEATHER LANDYSEPTEMBER 1, 2021QUARTZ
By the SEC’s telling, his apparent bluster was largely an attempt to secure the round at a so-called unicorn valuation.
THE SEC AND THE DOJ JUST CHARGED THIS STARTUP FOUNDER WITH FRAUD, SAYING HE LIED TO TIGER AND OTHERSCONNIE LOIZOSAUGUST 26, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Bob’s tendency toward rhetorical bluster meant that his public appearances were insufficiently contrite to satisfy his critics.
"WE OWE IT TO FUTURE GENERATIONS TO EXPLAIN WHY." HOW ROBERT MCNAMARA CAME TO WRITE HIS MEMOIRS ABOUT VIETNAMPETER OSNOSJUNE 1, 2021TIME
Many politicians use emotion and bluster to bend things toward their worldview, and they tend to be more ideological than logical.
THE FUTURE OF NEW YORK CITY IS IN QUESTION. COULD ANDREW YANG BE THE ANSWER? (EP. 462)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 13, 2021FREAKONOMICS
In spite of her tirade, he had a feeling that it didn't matter, that she must bluster in her tiny teacup if she wanted to do so.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Sayles tried to bluster, whereupon the lawyer advised him to seek an attorney of his own for consultation.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
I didn't want her to hear you bluster and threaten; and, besides, I wanted to tell you what I think of you.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
This might frighten an inexperienced man, but in reality it is mere bluster.
ETHICS IN SERVICEWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
The smallest only needed to stand and face him to see that it was all bluster and fun.
IN NESTING TIMEOLIVE THORNE MILLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUSTER

  • bluster
  • boasting
  • bombast
  • brag
  • braggadocio
  • bravado
  • crowing
  • gasconade
  • gloating
  • rodomontade
  • swagger
  • swaggering
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