It does show that, for all his bluster, Simenon could write with formal elegance and beauty.
So why, sitting atop the awards pyramid, do the Academy members feel obliged to go along with all this bluster?
His bluntness and bluster initially alienated Afghan and Pakistani officials.
By contrast, George W. Bush launched two disastrous wars, and in so doing gave GOP bluster a bad name.
This is, of course, bluster, yet the harsh words come at a particularly sensitive moment.
Oh, you may bluster, but you won't change my view of things, I can tell you.
Not all this was bluster, for his figures were in the main correct.
It is at any rate that sort of "bluster" at which the justice and humanity of a loyal Englishman must take alarm.
Not bluster, nor even passion, but the stir of the people's heart.
Ned Barker was like a thousand other boys of fourteen, all legs, blunder, and bluster.