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peace offering

An item or gesture extended to another person to express remorse or forgiveness. After they had their first big argument, Mark brought Monica a box of her favorite chocolate as a peace offering.
See also: offering, peace

a ˈpeace offering

a present that you give to somebody to show that you are sorry for something or want to make peace after an argument: He left her chocolates as a peace offering, hoping that she would forgive him.
See also: offering, peace
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And they will be back in late October, performing at Les and Cilla's wedding reception as a peace offering.
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I will have a go - I am going to pick Peace Offering - because I like the sound of it," she said.
Later a Virgin spokesman denied that Branson had given the star free first class tickets as a peace offering.
The trio claimed Mr Sexton ignited the row with taunts of "killer" in Camden, North London, and that he handed them a pounds 10 peace offering.
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The 20-1 chance was strongly pressed by Peace Offering but held on for a neck verdict.
IF THIS gem is David Beckham's idea of a peace offering, then no wonder Posh has forgiven him.
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While it appears to be merely a good public-relations move for the union to submit to steroid testing, Schoeneweis hopes the owners see it as a peace offering when the real issues of revenue sharing and a luxury tax on high payrolls stall negotiations.
Peace Offering heads the line-up, thanks to winning the Group 3 Prix de Saint-Georges at Longchamp in May, a week after being beaten a short head by stablemate Tax Free, who renews rivalry today, in the Group 3 Palace House Stakes at Newmarket.