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swagger
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Oliver Twist
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  • He was, altogether, as roystering and swaggering a young gentleman as ever stood four feet six, or something less, in the bluchers.
  • There was a short silence, after which Toby Crackit, seeming to abandon as hopeless any further effort to maintain his usual devil-may-care swagger, turned to Chitling and said, ’When was Fagin took then?’
  • …ejaculations of the same kind, Mr. Toby Crackit swept up his winnings, and crammed them into his waistcoat pocket with a haughty air, as though such small pieces of silver were wholly beneath the consideration of a man of his figure; this done, he swaggered out of the room, with so much elegance and gentility, that Mr. Chitling, bestowing numerous admiring glances on his legs and boots till they were out of sight, assured the company that he considered his acquaintance cheap at fifteen…

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  • The team swaggered onto the court—full of confidence.
  • The cowboy swaggered into the saloon with his holster unstrapped.

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