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sabre rat·tling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saber rattling, sabre rattlingnoun

    the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sabre rattling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sabre rattling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sabre rattling in a Sentence

  1. Peter Shirlow:

    I'm not saying there won't be some sporadic violence, but simply we no longer have the conditions of 1968. During each crisis, people have sabre-rattling and said we will fall back into the past, I have never seen any evidence of that.

  2. Gavin Parry:

    Whether or not it's mere sabre-rattling on North Korea's part the timing isn't great considering the current uncertainties in the geopolitical landscape, markets were already legging down on the Caixin services PMI, which showed deceleration in a growth sector. North Korea's provocation was just the cherry on top of a day when sentiment was already tarnished.

  3. Peter Lowman:

    After a lot of sabre-rattling, we are seeing Shanghai suffering a lot more than Wall Street, so clearly the first round (of trade war) has been won by America. Unfortunately, that then overflows into emerging markets and Europe, so it's not a pretty time for investors.

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