- v. Simple past tense and past participle of proffer.
“I think that the conclusion proffered is a very distorted reality.”
“The real question is how the next part of the process shapes up, the part that might transform this magical kindness that might make everything happy and right, into genuine kindness, that is ‘a simple exchange’, something proffered from the place of shared humanity.”
“As an aside, that whole "death of SF" argument -- another reason often proffered is that we've run out of things to do with those tropes; we've exhausted them.”
“As it was, he cowered down in a paralysis of fear, already half proffering the submission that his kind had proffered from the first time a wolf came in to sit by man's fire and be made warm.”
“The terms proffered on November 25th by an Afghan deputation were so humiliating that Macnaghten peremptorily rejected them; and the threat of immediate hostilities unless our people promptly surrendered their arms and withdrew was not carried out.”
“It represents the most stylish, irreverent and distinctive title proffered since Suda 51's”
“As it was, he cowered down in a paralysis of fear, already half proffering the submission that his kind had proffered from the first time a wolf came in to sit by man’s fire and be made warm.”
“This observation, which I’m sure hundreds of others have already proffered, is only the prelude to a Kemp anecdote reported in today’s WSJ Political Diary (which you, too, can have delivered to your e-mailbox for less than eight dollars a month).”
“The soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line barracked in Philadelphia, a corps of about three hundred men, immediately determined to reject the terms proffered at the main army camp.”
“So anxious was JFK to avoid nuclear war that he went even further: he also approved that Saturday a secret proposal by Rusk that in the event Khrushchev rejected the terms proffered by his brother, a Columbia University professor former UN official Andrew Cordier would recommend to UN Secretary-General U Thant that he make a public proposal for a Turkey-for-Cuban-missiles trade.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘proffered’.
Words from the novel by Thornton Wilder.
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