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verb as in furnish

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This was the message purveyed in a rash of new romance comics and magazines aimed specifically at young women, with titles such as Young Romance and Young Love.

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So this feast was ended, and the Constable, by the advice of Anglides, let purvey that Alisander was well horsed and harnessed.

They used to send them out in pairs, sometimes to one district, and sometimes to another, to purvey food for them.

The wretches who gained the name of Resurrection men despoiled graveyards to purvey subjects for the dissecting knife.

Purvey himself contributes to this end by a definite statement of certain changes which may be allowed the English writer.

Purvey says, "Men might expound much openlier and shortlier the Bible than the old doctors have expounded it in Latin."


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purvey, such as: vend, assist, cater, circulate, equip, and procure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.