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gorilla dust
 n.— «The sales professional recognizes false objections as “gorilla dust.”» —by Zig Ziglar Ziglar On Selling July 31, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

gorilla dust

gorilla dust n. bluffing, posturing, or hollow attempts at intimidation. Etymological Note: The 1998 quote accurately describes the origins of the term. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

gorilla dust

gorilla dust  n.— «More than 7,000 people showed up here today to witness what one business publication billed as a “clash of titans.” But the actual event amounted to little more than a cloud of what one of the combatants...

gorilla dust

gorilla dust  n.— «When two male gorillas confront each other, they’re too canny most of the time to actually fight, so they resort to the tried-and-true political tactic of intimidation. Both scurry about in a frenzy, grimacing...

haji

haji  n.— «Patrols wearing NODs will watch our perimeter all night; they chamber cartridges as they move out. If nature calls, don’t go out far or you could be mistaken for a haji.» —“Dust and stars: An Iraq war journal” in...