Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of purvey.

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Examples

  • Of course, there is a business of magazine-purveying which is perfectly honest in itself, and a worthy field for those with a knack for it.

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  • But that doesn't make you good at purveying or selling your services.

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  • McDonald's reported a 38 percent spike in coffee sales last June after the launch of its McCafe line, and Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts are becoming increasingly invested in the coffee-purveying business.

    Why the new Starbucks logo frightens me

  • The media can spread ignorance not merely by reporting inaccurate information, but by purveying even accurate or partially accurate information in a context devoid of the least moral intelligence.

    Robert Koehler: Drone Reporting

  • There are currently 17 units world-wide, including two in German banks, purveying items such as kangaroo-embossed and Maple Leaf-wreathed coins.

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  • Silk, of course, is a global commodity—a very expensive one right now as it's been a bad year for silkworms and prices are high even in the discount districts—and this book offers a window into the highest echelon of silk purveying.

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  • Coors and advertisers then exacerbated the trend, as they latched onto the notion that colder was better which, in fairness, it was, with the watery swill that the 'Big Three' were purveying.

    Ethan Kahn: Room Temperature Beer

  • Due to Cambodian immigration, health, dieting, and fad crazy LA has a huge oversupply of generic donut shops purveying fattening and non-innovative products.

    Mmm... Immigration Doughnuts, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Coors and advertisers then exacerbated the trend, as they latched onto the notion that colder was better which, in fairness, it was, with the watery swill that the 'Big Three' were purveying.

    Ethan Kahn: Room Temperature Beer

  • Living up to its name, the "King of Magic", in the Born district, has been purveying magical goods for 130 years, and was once the only shop of its kind in the country.

    10 of the best shops for bargains in Barcelona

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