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  • n  plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
  • v  replay (as a melody)
  • v  speak at great length (about something)

  • TV commercials spiel endlessly about "acid upset.
  • That's the sales spiel of new "suit leasing" and "wardrobe analysis" firms.
  • In this case, the usual spiel of card benefits reads like a lifestyle guide.
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  • Think of Your Website Like A First Date
    Your goal is to earn a second date. Four steps to make sure they come back for more. If on a first date you tried to reveal your entire history and how you became the person you are today, your date would bolt. Same goes for your website. You should approach your website the same way you approach that initial dinner conversation. Don’t think of the site as a place to give your entire spiel. This ...
    June 13, 2013 - Inc Magazine

  • Milton Bradley in Baltimore Sun
    I came in to watch my at-bat on the video and all of a sudden I heard my name,Bradley said yesterday. "It was a spiel like five minutes out of the blue about me. I didn't think anything he was saying was anything positive."
  • Steve Bruce in Goal.com
    Speaking to BBC Sport, Bruce said, "We are delighted because you can't go, a club like ours - or any club, for that matter - six or seven weeks without getting a victory. Even though the old spiel comes out that we have played some big teams over...
  • Nick Saban in Louisville Courier-Journal
    When I come in the door to do the recruiting spiel, there's seven of us in the picture,Saban said. "You have to do seven takes, because there has to be a wide angle, then there has to be a close-up of every person. When you watch a movie,...

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