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peddle

verb [T] uk   /ˈped.l̩/ mainly disapproving us  
to sell things, especially by taking them to different places: These products are generally peddled (from) door to door. He travels around, peddling his wares. If you peddle stories or information, you spread them by telling different people: The organization has peddled the myth that they are supporting the local population.
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