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synonyms for puffery

  • hype
  • praise
  • publicity
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How to use puffery in a sentence

That’s not political puffery, it’s her work ethic and drive.
VOTE BROOKE PINTO FOR WARD 2 COUNCILJOHN GUGGENMOSOCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Regular readers may recall that we concluded in that race that he had engaged in a bit of résumé puffery, suggesting he had had a top-secret security clearance for longer than five months.
GOP SENATOR FALSELY CLAIMS OPPONENT WAS ENDORSED BY COMMUNIST PARTYGLENN KESSLEROCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And yet they say these latter days of ours are distinguished above all else by shameless puffery!
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
And yet Spain, in no idle spirit of self-puffery, can boast of this achievement.
THE FEASTS OF AUTOLYCUSELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
How I hate the glib rattle of his tongue, the mouldiness of his jests and the transparency of his puffery!
IN THE TRACK OF THE BOOKWORMIRVING BROWNE
Among my experiences of that nauseous ingredient in theatrical life, puffery, some have been amusing enough.
RECORDS OF A GIRLHOODFRANCES ANN KEMBLE
It is, as will be seen, in the nature of a crusade against puffery and hysteria.
MY CONTEMPORARIES IN FICTIONDAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
It has then exhausted all the dodges of puffery in pumping up an unusual degree of excitement.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 436VARIOUS
We don't expect the likes from you, Emon; and we don't mind that fellow's puffery and pride.
THE CATHOLIC WORLD. VOLUME II; NUMBERS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.E. RAMEUR
Generous enough in his own way with the abundant earnings of his art, Lemaitre declined to pay for puffery.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE VOLUME 15, NO. 89, MAY, 1875VARIOUS
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