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cry up

verb

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to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively
  • in exchange for his hefty endorsement fee, the basketball player is expected to cry up that brand of sneaker at every opportunity

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The first known use of cry up was in 1593

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“Cry up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cry%20up. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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