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bravado (n.)

1580s, "ostentatious courage, pretentious boldness," from French bravade "bragging, boasting," from Italian bravata "bragging, boasting" (16c.), from bravare "brag, boast, be defiant," from bravo "brave, bold" (see brave (adj.)). The English word was influenced in form by Spanish words ending in -ado. It also was used as a noun 17c.-18c., "swaggering fellow."

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Definitions of bravado from WordNet

bravado (n.)
a swaggering show of courage;
Synonyms: bluster
From wordnet.princeton.edu