And Cameron hardly seems like the sort of chap to furnish those at the risk of bringing down his own, hard-earned government.
Husks of homes, some of them choked in jungular vines, furnish a tropical Pompeii for viewers on the disaster bus tours.
Did Stewart and Colbert strike a blow for sanity, or just furnish an afternoon's ephemeral entertainment?
A manufacturer's trade association tried to furnish its offices with things made in the United States.
One seemed particularly promising, by a trail with a big pile of natural brush to furnish a screen.
Excavation in Palestine has failed to furnish examples of Hebrew work.
Would it be the old case of 'I furnish the bread and you furnish the water'?
Now the contents cannot furnish the frame into which they fit.
They furnish forth no real portrait of the dear lady: how could I hope they should?
It would take only a slight lowering of the mean annual temperature now to furnish these peaks with ice caps.
mid-15c., from Middle French furniss-, present participle stem of furnir "furnish, accomplish," from Old French fornir (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *fornire, alteration of *fromire, from West Germanic *frumjan "forward movement, advancement" (cf. Old High German frumjan "to do, execute, provide"), from Proto-Germanic *fram- "forwards" (see from). Meaning "to provide" (something) is from 1520s. Related: Furnished; furnishing.