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      vb   , struts, strutting, strutted  
1    intr   to walk in a pompous manner; swagger  
2    tr   to support or provide with struts  
3    strut one's stuff  
Informal   to behave or perform in a proud and confident manner; show off  
4    a structural member used mainly in compression, esp. as part of a framework  
5    an affected, proud, or stiff walk  
     (C14 strouten (in the sense: swell, stand out; C16: to walk stiffly), from Old English strutian to stand stiffly; related to Low German strutt stiff)  
  strutter      n  
   strutting             adj  
  struttingly      adv  
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