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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Verbally threatening war; Aggressive show of military power.

Usage examples (35)
  • And it also is saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf.
  • Senator Obama did not, said it was saber-rattling.
  • But will all this saber-rattling really be effective?
  • It -- it sounds like saber-rattling of the worst sort. for more
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