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For me that explains the swaggering esprit de corps so often commented on by impressed visitors.
The chance that a tall, strong mate will come swaggering her way is now a pretty sure thing.
He was younger, thinner, with much darker hair and a more eager yet less swaggering carriage than he has now.
Swaggering forthrightness is the conventional path to selling one's story of hood respect to the streets.
And then their swaggering, their arrogance: a cover.
Four swaggering youths in flip-flops accost your correspondent and demand to know what he is doing.
The wisecracks and the swaggering are as unrelieved as the film's almost comically ecstatic gunplay.
It would have come through even more strongly without the unconvincing swaggering that dominates the story.
But the menace of these swaggering desert roughnecks is nonetheless creeping and cold.
His swaggering heartiness and vain self-regard make the movie seem more unhinged than his smitten bride.
Our readers but too well remember the mortify- ing result of all this swaggering.

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