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Another word for ballyhoo

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Noun
  1. A systematic effort or part of this effort to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

      1. A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
      2. A public notice or announcement, usually paid for, as of things for sale, needs, etc.
      3. (Marketing) A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.
      1. The act or process of amassing or increasing:
      2. The result of building up:
      3. An accumulation; an increase; a gradual development.
      1. Advancement in rank, grade, or position
      2. Support or encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance:
      3. The act of promoting someone to a higher job, grade, or rank, or the fact of being so promoted.
      1. Advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something.
      2. The work or business of preparing and disseminating such material
      3. Public interest, notice, or notoriety generated or gained by disseminating information through various media:
      1. An act of puffing.
      2. Exaggerated praise, especially when used in publicity.
      3. Exaggerated praise, as in advertising
      1. (--- Music) Any of various standards for this quality associating each tone with a particular frequency.
      2. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
      3. A level or degree, as of intensity:
      1. (Informal) A favorable public mention of a commercial product, business, or performance, especially when broadcast.
      2. An electrical connector, as with projecting prongs, designed to be fitted into an outlet, etc., thus making contact or closing a circuit
      3. A usually cylindrical or conic piece cut from something larger, often as a sample.
      1. An advertising or promotional ploy:
      2. Exaggerated or extravagant claims made especially in advertising or promotional material:
      3. Extravagant or excessive promotion
    See also:

    knowledge

Verb
  1. To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product)

      1. To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
      2. To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales. [from 19th c.]
      3. To call the public's attention to things for sale or rent, help wanted, etc., as by printed or broadcast notices; sponsor advertisements
      1. To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
      2. To bring into a specified condition by crying
      3. (Archaic) To beg for; implore:
      1. To make understandable to the general public
      2. To cause to be liked by many people
      3. To present in a widely understandable or acceptable form:
      1. (Slang) To acquire (something) by devious or cunning means
      2. To raise or advance to a higher position or rank
      3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
      1. To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
      1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
      2. (Intransitive) To speak in a plain and candid way.
      3. (Idiomatic) To talk about (something or someone) to make it seem as good as possible or to draw positive attention to it.
      1. To fix or set at a particular point, level, degree, etc.
      2. (Music) To determine or set the key of (a tune, an instrument, or the voice)
      3. (Informal) To try to sell, promote, or convince, using persuasive talk, advertising, etc.
      1. To connect with something so as to become attached, to close an electric circuit, etc.
      2. (Informal) To move or work doggedly and persistently:
      3. To stop up or fill (a hole, gap, etc.) by inserting a plug
      1. To advocate or recommend something insistently:
      2. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      3. To urge or promote the use, sale, success, etc. of
    See also:

    knowledge

  2. To increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

      1. To make higher or greater; increase in amount, power, etc.
      2. To increase; raise:
      3. To urge others to support; promote
      1. To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
      2. To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness:
      3. To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
      1. To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
      2. To further the popularity, sales, etc. of, as by publicizing and advertising
      3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
      1. To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
      1. To set (the hair) in soft, round masses or rolls
      2. To blow, drive, give forth, etc. in or with a puff or puffs
      3. To swell or seem to swell, as with pride or air. Often used with up :
      1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
      2. (Intransitive) To speak in a plain and candid way.
      3. (Idiomatic) To talk about (something or someone) to make it seem as good as possible or to draw positive attention to it.
      1. To provide betting tips on horse races
      2. To spy out or otherwise get information on (racehorses)
      3. To promote or praise energetically; publicize:
      1. To connect with something so as to become attached, to close an electric circuit, etc.
      2. (Informal) To move or work doggedly and persistently:
      3. To stop up or fill (a hole, gap, etc.) by inserting a plug
      1. To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
      2. To promote in a sensational way
      3. To stimulate or excite. Often used with up :
    See also:

    knowledge