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  • v. Present participle of proffer.


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  • Namely, that was whether Robinson was unfairly prejudiced in proffering a defense because of the delay in prosecuting his case.

    Priest’s 2006 conviction in nun’s murder stands

  • Lastly, I think that the Shuttle-C proffering is legit.

    Shuttle-C - NASA Watch

  • I agree that a telephone call proffering the hand of friendship from this distance is a good place to start.

    Life and style |

  • (it was now mid-January) the Granthams had written praising her, and this had given Mr. Wesley the notion of proffering yet another of his daughters.

    Hetty Wesley

  • She remains under contract as a spokeswoman: An image of Ms. Lee proffering a fruit-topped ring cake graces an Orencia website.

    First Couple Show Limits of Law

  • Not that Diab showed signs of proffering anything more destabilizing than a sociology course -- but best take no chances.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Just when a decisive voice is called for, there's Michael Ignatieff bleating almost en passant about the Harper cut-and-run exercise, and then proffering loads of hype about a Liberal "thinkers 'conference" in March (which may conflict with a Spring election call, leaving all those thoughts unthought).

    Opposition: time to recalibrate

  • As the one who originally wanted to "cut his nuts off," you are now proffering a Rx for a one-term presidency if it's perceived that Obama has an agenda that will benefit Black people only.

    Jackson: Black leaders want to engage more with Obama

  • Here was Surya Das, proffering this very day to me -- what was left of it -- as a blank slate, to be lived or not.

    Robert Koehler: 20,000 Days

  • While proffering a new role for fathers, you seem to assign mothers the usual role of protectors and, to use your phrase, "teachers of emotional understanding."

    A Conversation with Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson


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