blunt vs bluff: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: blunt or bluff

How to spell blunt?

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bluntverb

make numb or insensitive

bluntverb

make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation

bluntadjective

characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

bluntadjective

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

bluntverb

make dull or blunt

bluntadjective

having a broad or rounded end

bluntverb

make less intense

bluntverb

make less sharp

bluntadjective

used of a knife or other blade; not sharp

bluffverb

deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

bluffadjective

very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front

bluffnoun

the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards

bluffnoun

a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)

bluffadjective

bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured

bluffverb

frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is

bluffnoun

pretense that your position is stronger than it really is

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