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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a blunt direct manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • Adjective : a big, bluff, generous man. ,a bluff, precipitous headland
  • “Lonely, eh?” she mused, abrupt and bluffly kind as
  • "Nonsense," said Hornblower, as bluffly as he could manage.
  • He disliked Melbourne Smith intensely but hid it well under a bluffly hearty manner. for more
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