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tout
used in David Copperfield

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Definition to praise something and make it known — especially to convince others to buy or believe
  • The conflicting interests of these touting gentlemen being of a nature to irritate their feelings, personal collisions took place; and the Commons was even scandalized by our principal inveigler (who had formerly been in the wine trade, and afterwards in the sworn brokery line) walking about for some days with a black eye.
    Chapters 37-39 (60% in)

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