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swagger
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

2 uses
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Definition
walk or behave in a highly confident or proud manner — often arrogant and sometimes to impress or intimidate others
  • Now, swaggering back, they jeered at the other kids.
    Chapter 1 (15% in)
  • She swaggered into the store in her un-villagelike furs and diamonds and regally ordered a pound of coffee.
    Chapter 28 (64% in)

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