proffer

All Verb Noun
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  • James read the article, and his first thought was to proffer his help. Cited from The Fourth R, by George Oliver Smith
  • If she be not engaged she will at once accept your proffered arm. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XV., No. 85., by Various
  • He came into the house and took the proffered chair in the sitting room. Cited from Sheila of Big Wreck Cove, by James A. Cooper
  • Hope at the last was taken off his guard, and took the proffered hand. Cited from A Perilous Secret, by Charles Reade
  • But it takes back with one hand what it proffers with the other. Cited from Democracy and Education, by John Dewey
  • Thus he spoke, and thus he stood, Proffering in our cause his blood. Cited from Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry, by Thomas Davis
  • He refused her proffered cup, and almost immediately took his leave. Cited from The Coryston Family, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The girl took the proffered arm and was about to move off. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • He came back with tears in his eyes and took her proffered hand for an instant. Cited from Stories by American Authors, Volume 6, by Various
  • Suddenly she became aware of his hand held out to her, proffering silent assistance. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • But the Indian held not out his hand to receive the proffered medal. Cited from The Knight of the Golden Melice, by John Turvill Adams
  • He took the proffered hand, as cold as a fish, and dropped it again immediately. Cited from A Husband by Proxy, by Jack Steele
  • She walked straight up to him and proffered him her flowers. Cited from Tiverton Tales, by Alice Brown
  • So her proffered friendship was worth no more than that, he thought. Cited from Marietta, by F. Marion Crawford
  • No other step forward which psychology has made can proffer any such claim as this. Cited from Varieties of Religious Experience, by Wm. James
  • France proffered case law, through which it attempted to show at least state practice in support of its position.
  • He did not even advance to proffer his services to the other young lady, while there was still time. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • He did not move, nor offer to take the proffered hand. Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • Even after his retirement, he continued to proffer advice on how best to play the game.
  • Directly, there came to me an old woman who proffered herself as maid. Cited from Beatrix of Clare, by John Reed Scott
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