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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bruit.

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Examples

  • He is young maybe too young...and last year's rumor was the only reason he got into the race was to get his name bruited about prior to a gubernatorial run in North Carolina.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • Arnold Weber, then Assistant Secretary of Manpower and later chancellor of Northwestern University, recalls the word being bruited about heavily at the February 1970 labor conclave at Bal Harbor, Florida.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Arnold Weber, then Assistant Secretary of Manpower and later chancellor of Northwestern University, recalls the word being bruited about heavily at the February 1970 labor conclave at Bal Harbor, Florida.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Arnold Weber, then Assistant Secretary of Manpower and later chancellor of Northwestern University, recalls the word being bruited about heavily at the February 1970 labor conclave at Bal Harbor, Florida.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Arnold Weber, then Assistant Secretary of Manpower and later chancellor of Northwestern University, recalls the word being bruited about heavily at the February 1970 labor conclave at Bal Harbor, Florida.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • One thing worth learning, for example, might be that a review need not lob words like "bruited" at its readers simply to establish the reviewer's scholarly credentials.

    He had me at "[I]n language even a busy blogger can understand."

  • One thing worth learning, for example, might be that a review need not lob words like "bruited" at its readers simply to establish the reviewer's scholarly credentials.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • After Publius Licinius Nerva’s letter confessing the extent of the crisis in Sicily reached Rome, Scaurus began to hear one senatorial name bruited about among the grain merchants; his sensitive proboscis smelled fresher — and gamier — game than the false scent of Fimbria and Memmius.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Certainly the much bruited deconcentration of publishing bodes ill for authors who make all or part of their living from writing.

    MIND MELD: How Does Blogging and Social Networking Affect the Publishing Industry?

  • And I guess the multiverse isn't as dead as was bruited about #

    My God, It's Full Of Tweets!

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