Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / proffer
FEEDBACK

proffer

See definition of proffer on Dictionary.com

How to use proffer in a sentence

Amanda blushed, for the proffer of a buggy ride was not without definite significance in that region.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Therefore he had sent a pompous embassy of fifteen deputies to proffer the Crusaders honorable peace or deadly war.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
They boast of their privileges and civilization, and yet proffer no milder conditions than servitude or death.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
She had paused on the way to her room before dinner to proffer assistance to Mrs. Bassett.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
I have not generosity enough to refuse your noble proffer,—you must go alone, and without communication with Derby.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Mr. Grile hastened to proffer a paper of tobacco, which disappeared like a wisp of oats drawn into a threshing machine.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Freckles shook his head at the proffer of a seat, and folding his arms, stood straight as the trees around him.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
On the proffer of a halfpenny she gave him a tallow candle, lighted it at her own and fitted it into the neck of a beer bottle.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
"I'm ready to do it now, uncle," responded Mary, evading a reply to his question by the prompt proffer of her services.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
To stand here in this mean chamber and proffer my favour, only to find it repulsed, disdained.
THE TINTED VENUSF. ANSTEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROFFER

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.