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bravado
used in Crime and Punishment

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Definition a show of courage — especially intentionally shown to intimidate or earn admiration
  • But a minute later his face suddenly changed and with a certain assumed slyness and affectation of bravado, he glanced at Raskolnikov, laughed and said: "This morning I went to see Sonia, I went to ask her for a pick-me-up!
    1.2 -- Part 1 Chapter 2 (67% in)

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