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Sentence count:98+5 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-09-23Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: complaisancecompliancecompliancyobligingnessrespectrespectfulnessSimilar words: referencepreferenceconferencedifferencemake a differencecoherenceirreverencedifferentMeaning: ['defərəns] n. 1. a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard 2. courteous regard for people's feelings 3. a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others. 
1. He treats her with such deference.
2. The actress was accorded all the deference of a visiting celebrity.
3. The traditional menu was changed in deference to Western tastes.
4. The old sense of deference and restraint in royal reporting has vanished.
5. We all showed deference to his skill.
6. The flags were lowered out of deference to the bereaved family.
7. In deference to our host I decided not to challenge his controversial remarks.
8. The women wore veils in deference to the customs of the country.
9. Why do you treat your boss with such deference?
10. They were married in church out of deference to their parents'wishes.
11. He treated Dean with extreme deference.
12. Visiting officials were treated with great deference.
13. That deference towards the well-disposed reader is hard to find in later criticism - for good reason, no doubt.
14. It made her skin crawl, the deference.
15. Nevertheless, in deference to the arguments of counsel, I will add further comments of my own.
16. And yet, I overstated the barber's deference and this made me misunderstand, crucially, Waugh's novel.
17. But in deference to Mr. Howell's arguments I will shortly indicate my views in my own words.
18. Who was he to deserve this devotion, or deference or homage or passion or allowance?
19. Lowe couldn't handle all the deference that went with even minor royalty.
20. In deference to all concerned in the service there was no publicity given to the story of the forgotten air mail.
21. The politics of deference - the rich man in his castle the poor man at his gate - held change in check.
22. That the other women had never shown any deference to that status was a perennial aggravation.
23. His manipulation of impudence and deference was too assured for that.
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24. No longer will high status evoke deference and admiration or envy and resentment from those in less worthy positions.
25. In partial deference to that pOtential backlash, current incumbents did not actively seek committee endorsement.
26. They are also used to unquestioning deference to their own leaders, be they family, clan or tribe.
27. Children are taught to treat their parents and teachers with deference?
28. Lewis was annoyed that Adam did not show enough respect and deference to him.
29. Director Jack Cardiff cut all my best lines in deference to the Hollywood stars.
30. At least for a short time, schoolmates often showed deference to their fallen peers.
More similar words: referencepreferenceconferencedifferencemake a differencecoherenceirreverencedifferentindifferentdifferentiatedefenddefensereferdefenderpreferdefensivedefendantrefer topreferableFrenchinterfereinherentcurrencyinterfere ininherentlytrenchantinterfere withserendipitybelligerentfence
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