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noun     bluff pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an attempt to give a false idea to someone about what you intend to do, or about the facts of a situation, especially in order to gain an advantage

    She said she would leave her job, but it was just a bluff.

    The offer was pure bluff.

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  2. 2
    [countable] a steep cliff by the ocean or by a river. This word is often used in the names of places.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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