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blustery

[ bluhs-tuh-ree ]
/ ˈblʌs tə ri /
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adjective
characterized by strong, gusty wind:It's a blustery day, with a stiff westerly whipping across the valley keeping the temperature on the cool side.
full of bravado and empty boasts, threats, or protests:Without these two arrogant, blustery leaders, the two sides would likely have solved their problems and worked things out.
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Also blus·ter·ous [bluhs-tuh-ruhs] /ˈblʌs tə rəs/ .

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OTHER WORDS FROM blustery

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