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Procurer   Listen
noun
Procurer  n.  
1.
One who procures, or obtains; one who, or that which, brings on, or causes to be done, esp. by corrupt means.
2.
One who procures the gratification of lust for another; a pimp; a pander.






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"Procurer" Quotes from Famous Books



... partner, VanHorne. He had joined forces with VanHorne because he knew that he was the opposite of himself—that he was a delving, thorough, shrewd, keen office man—and able too. How genuinely able Williams did not yet know. He himself was to be the showy partner, the originator of schemes and procurer of business, the brilliant man before the world. So there was some method in his madness. And with it all went a cheery, incisive, humorous point of view which was congenial ...
— Unleavened Bread • Robert Grant

... years he drove 355 A kind of broking-trade in love; Employ'd in all th' intrigues, and trust Of feeble, speculative lust: Procurer to th' extravagancy, And crazy ribaldry of fancy, 360 By those the Devil had forsook, As things below him to provoke. But b'ing a virtuoso, able To smatter, quack, and cant, and dabble, He held his talent most adroit 365 For any mystical ...
— Hudibras • Samuel Butler



Words linked to "Procurer" :   pander, whoremonger, fancy man, procuress, panderer, securer, procure, acquirer, wrongdoer, pandar, pimp, ponce, England



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