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puff

an exaggerated statement or advertisement.
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Thus threatened, the unhappy scarecrow had nothing for it but to puff away for dear life.
Smoke, puff, blow thy cloud; and tell the people, if any question be made, that it is for thy health, and that so the physician orders thee to do.
No," said Tom, opening his pocket-knife and holding it over the puff, with his head on one side in a dubitative manner.
With this interjection, the knife descended on the puff, and it was in two, but the result was not satisfactory to Tom, for he still eyed the halves doubtfully.
Maggie's power of sacrifice did not extend so far; indeed, I fear she cared less that Tom should enjoy the utmost possible amount of puff, than that he should be pleased with her for giving him the best bit.
Maggie, thinking it was no use to contend further, began too, and ate up her half puff with considerable relish as well as rapidity.
He would have refused a bit of hers beforehand, but one is naturally at a different point of view before and after one's own share of puff is swallowed.
Not but that the puff was very nice, for Maggie's palate was not at all obtuse, but she would have gone without it many times over, sooner than Tom should call her greedy and be cross with her.
She said: "The curling world has been going crazy since Puff Daddy posted the ad on his Twitter feed last week.
VEG PUFFS A medley of colourful veggies stuffed in a puff pastry that will leave you asking for more.
As our conversation got extended along this particular culinary delight, I came to know that a lot of friends of my host too have started buying Maliban lemon puff, having tasted them while on offer in their local supermarkets.
That angered Puff Daddy, 46, so he allegedly snatched her phone, started scrolling through it and got out of the vehicle.