Synonym: bluster. Similar words: ravage, brave, aggravate, extravagant, evade, pervade, invade, evading. Meaning: [brə'vɑːdəʊ] n. a swaggering show of courage.
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1. He behaved aggressively out of bravado.
2. Take no notice of his threats they're sheer bravado.
3. Their behaviour was just sheer bravado.
4. 'Don't threaten me,' she whispered with false bravado.
5. It was an act of bravado that made him ask his boss to resign.
6. The new recruits were full of youthful bravado.
7. Their rapid-fire bravado masked economic and social insecurities.
8. Other work-inhibited students express a false bravado.
9. For sheer bravado, hard-nosed business sense and a cunning understanding of human frailty, Agnes deserves admiration.
10. However, the reckless, well-bred show of bravado did not exactly endear the utterer to two other boys of like age.
11. But there was no bravado in it at the time.
12. Later bravado runs high to disguise their feelings and some of them exploit the situation for gain.
13. Alternatively, respondents may exaggerate their delinquencies out of bravado, especially likely with juveniles.
14. My bravado emanated from the knowledge that a certain lady was looking out of her window.
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15. Out of bravado Fleury dismissed these fears as groundless, but he was secretly rather alarmed.
16. A lot of that sarcasm is just bravado, and if I can put up with his teasing, can't you?
17. The soldiers cloaked their fear with joking and bravado.
18. As a footnote, I should add that there was one point on which his bravado was more than justified.
19. 'I'll be fine on my own ,'she said with bravado.
20. "You won't get away with this," he said with unexpected bravado.
21. The snakes eat themselves at the top of the food-chain out of habit or boredom or sheer bravado.
22. They ran government trading at Salomon Brothers during the 1980s and early 1990s, ruling with swagger, bravado and hubris.
23. Having gone that long undetected by the enemies sitting almost next to me, I'd got my over-confident bravado back with interest.
24. But the Lexington goes to Bay Buchanan, sister and campaign manager of Pat, for her low-budget bravado.
25. About thirty airmen sat around wearing a variety of expressions from sickly smiles to tough bravado.
26. Later, in the retelling, the act would take on a certain amount of bravado.
27. As after all I was not a bad little boy but I was shy and covered it up by bravado.
28. Horne, deeply agitated by a mixture of fear, terror and forced bravado, went and sat in the middle.
29. Taylor tells the story anonymously, with an aw shucks bravado.
30. In fact, I may have been lulled by that into an unwise bravado.