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bravado
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Don Quixote
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  • The viceroy, however, begged him earnestly not to hang them, as their behaviour savoured rather of madness than of bravado.
  • So far did his unparalleled madness go; but the noble lion, more courteous than arrogant, not troubling himself about silly bravado, after having looked all round, as has been said, turned about and presented his hind-quarters to Don Quixote, and very coolly and tranquilly lay down again in the cage.

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  • tough soldiers with plenty of bravado
  • a trace of bravado in her stance

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