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He passed them by, and haughty tenor and swaggering basso again took heart of grace.
What a noble countenance it is, and what a manly, swaggering consciousness of power!
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
He came on the little stage, first as a swaggering general, then as an admiral, last as a real doughboy of the United States Army.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
He turned and went swaggering across the room, and seated himself in the rocking-chair of which I have spoken.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Upon this Bill came swaggering back, and gazed about him triumphantly.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Gang-y-gate swinger, a fighting man, who goes swaggering in the road (or gate); a roisterer who takes the wall of every one.
It was Red-Eye, swaggering down the centre of the run-way and scowling fiercely with his inflamed eyes.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
The prisoners took their cue from their leader, and behaved in an exaggerated, swaggering manner, that was galling in the extreme.
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Two countrymen were heard discussing a cadet who was swaggering in his brand-new uniform: “What is he, Bill?”
Important elements in German life struggled against this swaggering new autocracy.

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