It is in active civil life that men get his broad air of importance, his dignified expectation of deference, his determinate mouth disarmed and refined since the hour of his success by the withdrawal of opposition and the concession of comfort and precedence and power.
With Tanner and Tanner’s friends his manner is not in the least deferential, but cool and reticent, keeping them quite effectually at a distance whilst giving them no excuse for complaining of him.
There are no more uses of "deference" in the book.
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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.