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Busy

In marketing, an informal term for an advertisement with so many graphics, sound effects or other such features that it detracts from the overall message, thus leaving no impression about the product being marketed.
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Casaubon was in one of his busiest epochs, and as I began to say a little while ago, Dorothea joined him early in the library where he had breakfasted alone.
It was astonishing how much they all found to do at Cosey Corner; and Mac, instead of lying in a hammock and being read to, as he had expected, was busiest of all.
He speculated in every possible way; he worked mines; bought canal- shares; horsed coaches; took government contracts, and was the busiest man and magistrate of his county.
I made up my mind, on the spot, that you had shown yourself the busiest of anybody in fetching the police, as a blind to deceive us all; and that the hand which had taken Miss Rachel's jewel could by no possibility be any other hand than yours.
Accordingly, the chance witnesses on the ground, consisting of the busiest of the neighbours to the number of some five-and-twenty, closed in after Sissy and Rachael, as they closed in after Mrs.
Mrs Meagles, the blithest and busiest of mothers, went about singing and cheering everybody; but she, honest soul, had her flights into store rooms, where she would cry until her eyes were red, and would then come out, attributing that appearance to pickled onions and pepper, and singing clearer than ever.
She would take her stand in market-places, where there were such things, on market days; at other times, in the busiest (that was seldom very busy) portion of the little quiet High Street; at still other times she would explore the outlying roads for great houses, and would ask leave at the Lodge to pass in with her basket, and would not often get it.
The firm's speed and travel time data will help extend the benefits of the state's award-winning NaviGAtor system to one of the state's busiest road corridors.
Friday to take advantage of good bargains on the busiest shopping day of the year.
More than 1 million passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport during March, making it the busiest month in the airport's 22-year history and marking the first time the airport accommodated a million passengers in a single month.
This year, Boxing Day overtook New Year's Day, which is traditionally the busiest day of the festive period for the Samaritans.
HOGMANAY was the busiest night of 2006 for Scots ambulance crews - with alcohol involved in the majority of call-outs.