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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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The Peace Offering (Hebrew Zevah Shelanin) is one of the sacrifices and offerings commanded in the Hebrew Bible.
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.
Spanish Ace and Handsome Cross fit into the Peace Offering bracket while Zarzu looks held by the handicapper, so the answer to the question is probably no.
He made the peace offering to Zulema Menem, the glamorous daughter of the Argentinian president, at a London banquet.