cry up (v.) Old form(s): cride , cride vp
show to be true, proclaim, announce in public [by]
H8 I.ii.84[Wolsey to King Henry] what worst, as oft / Hitting a grosser quality, is cried up / For our best act
TNK I.ii.13[Palamon to Arcite] Your advice / Is cried up with example
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