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proffer
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
to offer something
in various senses, including:
  • to hold something out for someone to take
  • to offer a suggestion for acceptance or rejection
  • to offer a good or service for sale
  • to offer a gift
  • to offer peace or friendship
  • Ameh Bozorg's daughters Zohreh and Fereshteh bustled about, proffering trays full of cigarettes to the more important guests and serving tea to everyone.

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