spruik

Related to spruik: reoccurring

spruik

(ˈspruːɪk)
vb
(intr) archaic slang Austral to speak in public (used esp of a showman or salesman)
[C20: of unknown origin]
ˈspruiker n

spruik


Past participle: spruiked
Gerund: spruiking

Imperative
spruik
spruik
Present
I spruik
you spruik
he/she/it spruiks
we spruik
you spruik
they spruik
Preterite
I spruiked
you spruiked
he/she/it spruiked
we spruiked
you spruiked
they spruiked
Present Continuous
I am spruiking
you are spruiking
he/she/it is spruiking
we are spruiking
you are spruiking
they are spruiking
Present Perfect
I have spruiked
you have spruiked
he/she/it has spruiked
we have spruiked
you have spruiked
they have spruiked
Past Continuous
I was spruiking
you were spruiking
he/she/it was spruiking
we were spruiking
you were spruiking
they were spruiking
Past Perfect
I had spruiked
you had spruiked
he/she/it had spruiked
we had spruiked
you had spruiked
they had spruiked
Future
I will spruik
you will spruik
he/she/it will spruik
we will spruik
you will spruik
they will spruik
Future Perfect
I will have spruiked
you will have spruiked
he/she/it will have spruiked
we will have spruiked
you will have spruiked
they will have spruiked
Future Continuous
I will be spruiking
you will be spruiking
he/she/it will be spruiking
we will be spruiking
you will be spruiking
they will be spruiking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spruiking
you have been spruiking
he/she/it has been spruiking
we have been spruiking
you have been spruiking
they have been spruiking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spruiking
you will have been spruiking
he/she/it will have been spruiking
we will have been spruiking
you will have been spruiking
they will have been spruiking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spruiking
you had been spruiking
he/she/it had been spruiking
we had been spruiking
you had been spruiking
they had been spruiking
Conditional
I would spruik
you would spruik
he/she/it would spruik
we would spruik
you would spruik
they would spruik
Past Conditional
I would have spruiked
you would have spruiked
he/she/it would have spruiked
we would have spruiked
you would have spruiked
they would have spruiked
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The media's preoccupation with Hanson's star power over her candidates, and LNP leader Tim Nicholls' Sunrise gaffe, where he appeared to spruik a One Nation/LNP coalition, enabling Labor to slam the "cuts and chaos" that such an alliance would produce, also helped muddy One Nation's standing with voters.
Its becoming a Rebecca White tactic to spruik mistruths to detract from her own failures.
We're confident we know what the result will be but nevertheless the Government says they only want to consult, they don't want to spruik and they don't want to plan for a nuclear waste dump.
Trying to spruik their cruises, this month P&O even released a survey which found Australian mothers "are getting a raw deal".
Today, in an age of austerity, Swan is better known for having demoted that 'track record' in order to spruik the virtues of slashing government deficits.
Julia Gillard was joined on Tuesday by the only female Australian leader to have won an election to spruik a plan to build a new rail line to some of Brisbane's northern suburbs.
Within this context, some have begun to spruik and in many cases exaggerate what is surely at best a tiny level of support including making false claims that Jews are split on this issue (Hirsh 2007:120).
So, Story About Feeling can function as a needed and religious alternative to the prattle of the tourist guide whose spruik is grounded in a knowing ignorance: 'Just look at all the paintings and see what they used to paint.
As aspiring David Beckhams and Harry Kewells groomed their skills at Barbour Park on Saturday, Mr Swan was there to spruik his government s plans to use mining tax money to fund infrastructure in mining communities, like Mackay.
But he's happy to use the climate change argument to spruik Australian uranium overseas.
In 1970 he came to Australia to spruik a series called The Investors which was based on the then mining boom in Western Australia.