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bluster

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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blusterblus‧ter /ˈblʌstə $ -ər/ verb  1 TALK TO somebody[intransitive, transitive] to speak in a loud angry way that is not really very impressive ‘That’s hardly the point, ’ he blustered.2 DN[intransitive] if the wind blusters, it blows violentlybluster noun [uncountable]blustering adjective blustering wintry weather
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Examples from the Corpus
blusterI believe deeply in persuasion, not bluster and bombast.By now the skies were black, a chill wind was blustering down the street and the rain was slashing sideways.We are expected to follow their fickle games, before launching our rich domestic cargo upon those blue, blustering flames.The remains of the sun were blustered into long shadows by the thin wind.Laz pumps my hand in a blustering manner that sends his straight hair bobbing over his ruddy face.It was blustering with rain again.
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Verb table
bluster
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybluster
he, she, itblusters
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyblustered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave blustered
he, she, ithas blustered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad blustered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bluster
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have blustered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam blustering
he, she, itis blustering
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you, we, theyare blustering
Past
I, he, she, itwas blustering
you, we, theywere blustering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been blustering
he, she, ithas been blustering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been blustering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be blustering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been blustering
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