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Word of the Day – Spiel

By December 1, 2016Word of the Day

Spiel (noun)

sp-eel or sh-peel

An elaborate or glib speech or story, typically one used by a salesperson.

Taken from the German Spiel (game) spiel can also be used as a verb.

Example sentences

“Now we get to see if he spoke the truth or it was all just an elaborate spiel to get into power.”

“With a spiel like that you could sell mud to pigs.”

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