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deference
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • I assure you, that if Darcy were not such a great tall fellow, in comparison with myself, I should not pay him half so much deference.
  • Elizabeth was chiefly struck by his extraordinary deference for Lady Catherine, and his kind intention of christening, marrying, and burying his parishioners whenever it were required.
  • She is the sort of woman whom one cannot regard with too much deference.
  • The fact is, that you were sick of civility, of deference, of officious attention.
  • Elizabeth was at no loss to understand from whence this deference to her authority proceeded; but it was not in her power to give any information of so satisfactory a nature as the compliment deserved.
  • But the morrow passed off much better than she expected; for Mrs. Bennet luckily stood in such awe of her intended son-in-law that she ventured not to speak to him, unless it was in her power to offer him any attention, or mark her deference for his opinion.

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  • They changed their strategy in deference to the President’s wishes.
  • Out of deference for the Hindu visitors, they did not serve beef.

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