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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blus·ter /ˈblʌstɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blus·ter v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blustered p. pr. & vb. n. Blustering.]
 1. To blow fitfully with violence and noise, as wind; to be windy and boisterous, as the weather.
 And ever-threatening storms
 Of Chaos blustering round.   --Milton.
 2. To talk with noisy violence; to swagger, as a turbulent or boasting person; to act in a noisy, tumultuous way; to play the bully; to storm; to rage.
    Your ministerial directors blustered like tragic tyrants.   --Burke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blus·ter, v. t. To utter, or do, with noisy violence; to force by blustering; to bully.
    He bloweth and blustereth out . . . his abominable blasphemy.   --Sir T. More.
    As if therewith he meant to bluster all princes into a perfect obedience to his commands.   --Fuller.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blus·ter, n.
 1. Fitful noise and violence, as of a storm; violent winds; boisterousness.
 To the winds they set
 Their corners, when with bluster to confound
 Sea, air, and shore.   --Milton.
 2. Noisy and violent or threatening talk; noisy and boastful language.
 Syn: -- Noise; boisterousness; tumult; turbulence; confusion; boasting; swaggering; bullying.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: noisy confusion and turbulence; "he was awakened by the
           bluster of their preparations"
      2: a swaggering show of courage [syn: bravado]
      3: a violent gusty wind
      4: vain and empty boasting [syn: braggadocio, rodomontade,
      v 1: blow hard; be gusty, as of wind; "A southeaster blustered
           onshore"; "The flames blustered"
      2: show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag,
          gas, blow, vaunt, gasconade]
      3: act in an arrogant, overly self-assured, or conceited manner
         [syn: swagger, swash]