spruik

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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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Johnson spruiked such possibilities throughout his first year in the job on official visits to the Gulf Cooperation Council states, Australia, New Zealand, which have been touted as potential sources of increased trade after Brexit.
We have seen very little of the "game-changing" disruption spruiked at smart city conferences worldwide.
On Tuesday, Abbott had publicly spruiked his own conservative election manifesto, and on Thursday he had called on the government to re-explore the idea of nuclear submarines.
Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey spruiked the Bruce in Rockhampton today as part of his 1700 kilometre Bruce blitz road trip up the Queensland coast to talk about the record roads program the Palaszczuk Government is delivering.
Throughout the 1840s the expanse beyond Lonsdale Street was out in the bush, and the land agents who in the early 1850s spruiked its new subdivisions drew attention to its beautiful situation on the Eastern Hill in the most elevated part of the town.
There's a delusion spruiked by public relation consultants that society has to choose between jobs or the environment.
The former real estate agent, who has also worked in advertising and dealt in luxury cars in the US, cut the ribbon on the McLemoi Gallery in Chippendale earlier this month and on Saturday spruiked a new exhibition featuring the work of famed American sculptor Luis Gispert, the Daily Telegraph reported.
Others, more athletically inclined, spruiked the virtues of "walking clubs" featuring photos of nurses in their bright red union t-shirts holding placards outside hospitals.
In the meantime, old 'policies' like regional, alternative and comprehensive agreements are spruiked as 'alternative' and 'new' under the rubric of 'broader land settlements', just as Ritter insightfully suggests they would be (NTM, p.
After a while Cahill got a job selling shoes but he was determined to win back his seat and for three years he door-knocked or spruiked on street corners or on the back of a truck for votes after work and at weekends.
Central to the plot is a breakthrough in neurobiological therapy spruiked by a corporate representative as "Correcktall," for "disorders of the brain" such as Parkinson's and Alzheimers, and the "social disease" of criminality, unchecked by traditional correctional institutions (208).
One female midwife he described as 'a feminine accoucheur [who] keeps a sly grog shop, and sells nobblers [drams of spirits] when not obstetrically employed', adding that the midwife unashamedly spruiked for maternity business.