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puff

an exaggerated statement or advertisement.
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I want to be relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life.' Poof! He's gone.
"Next, I want a BMW." Poof! Another blinding flash, and shiny BMW is parked next to his house.
"Poof!" is the story of an artist named Marx Shepherd, who in the not-so-distant future creates twenty paintings that will disintegrate: He'd invented a paint with a life span of between two and ten years.
Tip: A couple of pieces of foam can work for a whole class if you set up a "poof"-ing station.
The Poof's proprietary features enable it to combat the unpleasant odors typically associated with these items.
That note, which he returned to me in a wedding card, explained that a customer called and said her lawn tractor was going "Poof, poof, poof.'' It went on to say my cousin Jud Haley, a mechanic, would analyze the tractor and determine how to stop the poofing.
Another resident, Debra Ferguson, said: "The thing blew up right there - it was like a match, poof, and then it was gone."
They don't understand their history and they don't know anything about the British Empire" - Jimmy Perry, who co-created It Ain't Half Hot Mum attacking those who have banned a reshowing of the show on grounds of political correctness, including the use of words such as "poof" "I like very little contemporary art.
Jaelyn created a "last-minute" noncompulsory title page for "Poof's Life Through the Seasons." The title page includes a drawing of Poof, the blue dust mite, the title (with the words Poof's Life colored blue), and Jaelyn's name.
ne en medical 42, born in Ml i lto we a poof." What's worrying is that Lord McAlpine is using Britain's libel laws against his tormentors.
"I am a British-Asian poof" - Comedian Paul Sinha, who objected to being called an "Indian poof" by fellow comic Jim Davidson.
It reveals that homophobic language is rife, with 96 per cent of gay pupils reporting that they had heard comments such as "poof" or "lezza" used in schools.