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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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Other Wish groups are also busily collecting Wish tokens.
I am loving what I'm doing and am busily putting into action all the steps for CLNC[R] success you taught us.
Meanwhile, fellow bookmakers are busily preparing odds about which will prove the sounder investment - a slice of SIS or another parcel of land in the UAE, where Done is eagerly awaiting completion and handover of a penthouse suite and a villa on The Palm.
All four state associations are busily involved with preparations for their 2007 conferences.
More unintended irony came in the temporary village of fake log cabins being busily constructed around the Paulskirche in preparation for Frankfurt's annual Christmas fair.
Both owners of these pistols have been busily experimenting with reloads and so far have not found a recipe to match the accuracy of these Winchester loads.
The injured part often lies dormant for an indefinite period, with but little or no consciousness of its existence by the person injured, although from the very moment of the accident, perhaps the process of nature may be busily engaged in developing what may have seemed to be but a slight hurt into a most serious and perhaps fatal injury."
A huge pockmarked planet is the home of the Storyteller, alias Prokofiev, seen busily composing, and Ptashka, his muse, whom he invites to enact the tale.
Abwe, both of the Zoological Society of San Diego, observed three adult chimps sitting in a tree in the Ebo Forest busily cracking nuts that contain nutrient-rich seeds.
At school "MacUseless" (Macbeth) play rehearsals keep her occupied; her best friend Jas is busily planning a Viking wedding; and Georgia's family is as wacky as ever.
While Lily was busily giving away food and other items to storm victims, more supplies kept arriving from local churches and food banks, and the operation grew larger!
That the King of Samaria is undone by Naaman's approach is made all the more humorous when we note that, in the preceding material, Elisha has been busily working miracles for some time.