Louis Pasteur came along around this same time and proffered the germ theory of disease and a vaccine for rabies.
We couldn't understand why they had n't proffered huge wads of cash with due celerity.
He refused the proffered crown of Bohemia, and, when the Bohemian Protestants elected a Calvinist prince, he assisted the emperor against them with men and money.
Gestures. Asimo will shake hands when it sees a hand is being proffered for that gestures.
With this end in view he grasped eagerly at the proffered mediation of Russia, and without resigning the treasury sailed for Europe in May 1813.