peace offering


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peace offering

n.
An offering made to an adversary in the interests of peace or reconciliation.

peace offering

n
1. something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
2. (Judaism) Judaism a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them

peace′ of`fering


n.
1. any offering made to procure peace.
2. a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.
[1525–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peace offering - something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peacepeace offering - something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
Translations

peace offering

n (fig) → dono in segno di riconciliazione
References in classic literature ?
Will you, sir, accept the bird as a small peace offering for the hurt that prevented your own success?
She put them in his buttonhole as a peace offering, and he stood a minute looking down at them with a curious expression, for in the Italian part of his nature there was a touch of superstition, and he was just then in that state of half-sweet, half-bitter melancholy, when imaginative young men find significance in trifles and food for romance everywhere.
The Americans with their renewed campaign against the Taliban have maintained a strategic silence on the peace offering with repeated affirmations by their top Generals of a political solution to the conflict.
The dove can also represent 'hope for peace' or a peace offering from one person to another, hence the phrase 'to extend an olive branch'.
Meanwhile, a peace offering thru a bloodletting activity, as well as the Sports-Peace will be conducted at Bishops Home and St.
However, the star's family are less positive about the chance of a peace offering as Katy's parents previously claimed her feud with Swift had not yet been resolved.
James and Moira Elsewhere, Vanessa moans about Tracy rejecting her peace offering.
Shades of brown, green, and orange evoke the Lebanese countryside in this story of community efforts and treating others as you would like to be treated -- much the same as one child extends an olive branch as a peace offering to another at the conclusion of the finely wrought tale.
Xian's peace offering, which included a bouquet of flower and a card, was posted by Bea and Charmae on Instagram and Facebook, respectively.
Washington, Oct 29 ( ANI ): Kelly Osbourne has rejected Lady Gaga's birthday cake, which she sent it through her mother, Sharon Osbourne as a peace offering.
TV presenter Kelly, who turned 29 on Sunday, was left fuming after the Applause singer presented her mum Sharon, who's a judge on the talent contest, with a birthday cake for her as a peace offering.
The event is free, but donations will be accepted during a peace offering.