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1 to praise or publicize lavishly and often excessively
  • a new cleaning agent touted as the only product a homeowner needs for all his or her cleaning chores

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2 to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • statements from several former patients touting the doctor's alleged cancer cure

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3 to provide publicity for
  • an avalanche of ads touting the new movie

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The first known use of tout was circa 1700

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“Tout.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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