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But their baseness lies in their privacy, not in their publicity.

We do not pretend to conceal from you the fact that we are anxious to avoid all publicity, all scandal.

You didn't see that when you left New York, and therefore you were afraid of publicity.

Also obtained some publicity by expensive exploring in Canada and New Hampshire.

But I was terribly hampered by the publicity which attended my movements.

Information of this was sent to the archbishop, who did not think proper to give it publicity.

This is the age of publicity This is the age of publicity, whether we like it or not.

"I have no fancy for this species of publicity," said Cashel, seriously.

It is the publicity that I dread far more than even the issue.

This was all the publicity, however, Drayton gave to his friend's achievements.

WORD ORIGIN

1791, "condition of being public," from French publicité (1690s), from Medieval Latin publicitatem (nominative publicitas), from Latin publicus (see public (adj.)). Sense of "a making (something) known, an exposure to the public" is from 1826, shading by c.1900 into "advertising, business of promotion." Publicity stunt first recorded 1908.

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