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overture
as in:  he made an overture


She rejected his overture to be more than friends.
  a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
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overture overtures
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  • She rejected his overture to be more than friends.
  • overtures of peace
  • Washington’s overtures to Damascus
  • I hear there is an overture of peace.
    William Shakespeare  --  All’s Well that End’s Well

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  • ...the first overture of a marriage between the families...
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
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Associated words [difficulty]:   overture [6]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, Sports, Religion - Christianity
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