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Example sentences for bluff
Anything could happen in this game of nuclear bluff.
Each has called the other's bluff, and the marriage develops into a fluctuating struggle for power.
Scattered across a bluff, the sites are open to the stars and the sea.
So perhaps the smoke signals he's sending up about retiring aren't a bluff.
When that happens, it tries to bluff its way out of becoming a tasty treat.
The prolonged rounds of betting leave plenty of time for an outrageous bluff to steamroll the other players into folding.
Thus, he thought it sometimes right for the police to bluff even about incriminating evidence.
So, fellow consumers, let us not be meek about this: let us call their bluff.
Every conversation with anyone selling anything is a pantomime of pain and bluff.
With the lab jobs in hand, our confidently stated bluff became a reality.
Most folks really don't care much one way or the other and best to call the bluff of the whackos.
Still, anything could happen in this game of nuclear bluff.
However, their refusal to spell out what they meant meant that within days markets had called their bluff.
The thickness of his prose may persuade the many, but persuasion by bluff does not entail correctness.
Instead it makes a blustery, bluff charge and swipes at the camera.
His solution was to call the bluff by offering what effectively is a vote on whether or not to stay in the euro.
Yet not a single flight has so far been denied fuel, so that now appears to have been a bluff.
Their talk of saving civilization, he now tends to think, has never been anything but a bluff.
The liar scientists got caught and this has given a basis for real scientists to call their bluff.
He recorded the event in a beautiful inscription on the sandstone bluff.
It speaks out bluff and bold, and sticks to what it says.
He managed this without weapons but armed with a giant bluff.
The implied threat of renewed insurrection may be a bluff.
The government, perhaps unsurprisingly, failed to call their bluff.
She was all bluff and flying feathers, and then she was my everything.
The bluff's golden sandstone has been worn down by water and wind into stunning sculptures and patterns.
Blocks of permafrost, some as big as houses, hung out over the rim of the bluff.
And even this really amounted to protective action or bluff.
The bluff oneness of rider and steed is indeed striking.
On a bluff above a narrow stream, mud-walled homes cling together in tightly packed clusters.
In addition, when you spend time with potential investors, don't try to bluff.
The markets once again are calling euro-zone leaders' bluff.
To bluff, unchanged in form, takes on the new meaning of to lie: a bluffer is a liar.
The rising importance of patents has led both to an arms race and a game of bluff.
Thousands of people gathered on the west bluff of this city to view it.
One morning, walking on the bluff, the idea came to me with.
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