As he spoke, his voice kept losing its swaggering gaiety, and it slipped to a dead flatness on the last sentences.
His pose in the witness chair was strange: his torso slumped to one side with swaggering ease, an elbow on the chair’s arm; but his feet were planted awkwardly straight, and his knees were pressed tight together.
The Banner printed the interview as follows: "Mr. Roark, who seems to be a publicity hound, received reporters with an air of swaggering insolence and stated that the public mind was hash.
Guy Francon ended with a flourish, raising his right arm in a sweeping salute; informal, but with an air, that gay, swaggering air which Guy Francon could always permit himself.
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The team swaggered onto the court—full of confidence.
The cowboy swaggered into the saloon with his holster unstrapped.