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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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deference
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • "Oh, if you say so, Mr. Jones, it is all right," said the stranger with deference.
  • In spite of the light brown dustcoat and leather-leggings which he wore in deference to his rustic surroundings, I had no difficulty in recognising Lestrade, of Scotland Yard.

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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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