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puffing

An expression of opinion regarding positive traits and superior qualities of a property, but not intended as a statement of fact.

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Proud daughter Jolene Brumby, who helped organise this year's route, said Puffing Billy is now more popular than ever.
After much huffing and puffing about speeding motorists in theColne Valley nothing has orwill happen After much huffing and puffing about the gritting service in the Colne Valley nothing has or will happen Aftermuch huffing and puffing about the refuse collection not being collected as soon as snow is predicted within 50 miles of the Colne Valley nothing has or will happen Maybe after much huffing and puffing about the service our councillors are giving us something will happen by electing anyone (even the Official Looney Party instead of the unofficial one)
Rutgers University scientists attempted to develop and optimize a puffing technique in which they would accurately control temperature and residence time.
Disney, it seems, combined the basic plot devices of the first two 19th century versions--huffing, puffing, wolves, straw, sticks--with the clear moral dictates of the third.
Puffing Billy, developed by William Hedley, was one of the early steam locomotives used to transport coal from Wylam Colliery to Lemington staiths on the River Tyne.
On top, place a piece of foil cut to fit center of heart; top with pie weights, dry beans or uncooked rice to prevent puffing.
Ian Morrell, 53, painstakingly built a life-size replica of classic Butlins character Puffing Billy.
Lennox definitely was huffing and puffing by the third round,'' his trainer, Emanuel Stewart, said.