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Word: tout

Definition: promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise


Sentences Containing 'tout'

"'L'homme c'est rien--l'oeuvre c'est tout,' as Gustave Flaubert wrote to George Sand."
And off he went, this trusty tout, without even giving me time to thank him.

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