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Noun
A short, explosive burst of breath or wind
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“For the first half hour it was hard to find a puff of wind to reach the windward mark in front of the Asia Pattaya Hotel, but gradually the wind picked up and by noon was blowing at a gentle 4 knots.”
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A review of a work of art, book, or theatrical production, especially an excessively complimentary one
“It stemmed from 17th-cent. abstracts of books and comments on publishers' puffs.”
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An act of drawing quickly on a pipe, cigarette, or cigar
“He took a long puff of his cigar then sighed, blowing a steady stream of smoke.”
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An advertisement, especially one exaggerating the value of the goods advertised
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“What they really want is a simple, functional, informative experience which loads quickly and has a minimum of advertising puff masquerading as content.”
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Dope or ganja
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The state of being swollen
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A convulsive catching of breath
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Someone who constantly brags or boasts
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Development; accumulation
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Thick bedcovering made of patches
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Coverage in media
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The act of lauding
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Tobacco or other substances, in a thin roll wrapped with paper, intended to be smoked
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Cream-filled pastry
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A large undulating mass of something, typically cloud, smoke, or steam
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Any soft downy substance, especially the fur or feathers of a young mammal or bird
Verb
Breathe in repeated short gasps
“You don't blow; you puff from deep down in your throat.”
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Advertise with exaggerated or false praise
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“He has not been afraid to publish letters praising his own letters; What We've Lost is puffed in this month's magazine.”
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Smoke a pipe, cigarette, or cigar
“She lit up a cigarette and began puffing at it unconsciously.”
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To praise or compliment, typically excessively or insincerely
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To swell or cause to swell by pressure from inside
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To state or claim too much
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To speak boastfully
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(with reference to a scent, sound, etc.) To pass or cause to pass gently through the air
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Blow away
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(especially of snow or leaves) To be moved in small swirling masses by sudden gusts of wind
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Give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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(of a theory or suggestion) To put forward
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To help or give aid to
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Talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect
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