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bluff v.虚张声势

壁立 bluff

绝壁 linn; cliff; escarpment; precipice; bluff

讹诈 [é zhà] /extort under false pretences/blackmail/bluff/defraud/

虚张声势 [xū zhāng shēng shì] /bluff/

{adj: blowy, breezy, windy} abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
"blowy weather"
"a windy bluff"

{adj: bluff, bold, sheer} very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
"a bluff headland"
"where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"
"a sheer descent of rock"

{adj: bluff} bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured
"a bluff but pleasant manner"
"a bluff and rugged natural leader"

{adj: precipitous} characterized by precipices
"a precipitous bluff"

{n: Council Bluffs} a town in southwest Iowa on the Missouri River across from Omaha

{n: Memphis} largest city of Tennessee; located in southwestern Tennessee on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River

{n: Pine Bluff} a town in southeast central Arkansas on the Arkansas River

{n: Poplar Bluff} a town in southeast Missouri

{n: Vicksburg} a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves

{n: blindman's bluff, blindman's buff} a children's game in which a blindfolded player tries to catch and identify other players

{n: bluff, four flush} the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards

{n: bluffer, four-flusher} a person who tries to bluff other people

{n: bluff} a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)

{n: bluff} pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
"his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted"

{n: doubling, double} raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
"I decided his double was a bluff"

{n: seaside daisy, beach aster, Erigeron glaucous} slightly succulent perennial with basal leaves and hairy sticky stems each bearing a solitary flower head with narrow pink or lavender rays; coastal bluffs Oregon to southern California

{v: bluff, bluff out} deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

{v: bluff} frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is

{v: call one's bluff} ask to prove what someone is claiming
"John called Mary's bluff when she claimed she could prove the theorem in under an hour"

We practised our new-found rafting skills between steep bluffs covered in lush plants and twisting tree roots.
我们施展刚刚学来的乘木筏技术,穿行在覆盖着茂盛植物和纠结树根的悬崖峭壁之间。

" What is revolutionary in Ford's and GM's announcements is that they are calling their own bluff. "
突然之间,人们开始惊呼,啊呀,糟了!加满我的油箱怎么要这么多钱! "

钝头体 bluff body

bluff body 阻流体


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