Bluffing is a special form of lying or deception. Bluffers make statements, show behaviors, and perform activities that would be perfectly all right if they were not completely unfounded. A poker player will call if he has good cards, but he may also call if he is bluffing. Bluffs can be deceptive because the opponent may draw erroneous conclusions from them—that the causes that would normally produce such behavior are really there.
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