proffer

Part of speech: verb

To offer for acceptance.

Part of speech: verb

To offer.

Part of speech: noun

An offer, or the thing offered.

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Usage examples "proffer":

  1. It was this spirit that foresaw your danger and this hand which delivered you from death, and- and would you refuse them now- when I, the Khania of Kaloon, proffer them to you? - "Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. Yet Salem was precisely the place where this miserable proffer was spurned, in a tone of the most lofty self- respect and the most indignant patriotism. - "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.
  3. " I have met Mr. Harding before," I say, as I proffer my hand to him. - "Out of a Labyrinth", Lawrence L. Lynch.