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deference
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The Fountainhead
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  • She watched the deference of these people’s manner when they spoke to her.
  • He allowed no reality but that of a man introduced to her in a drawing room, flawlessly obedient to every convention of deference.
  • Instead of a mood of deferential sorrow, befitting a place where one contemplates eternity and realizes the insignificance of man, this building has a quality of loose, orgiastic elation.
  • Being, in addition, an outstanding authority on architecture, you are eminently qualified to give us what I shall call, with all deference, the feminine angle on this case.
  • "Of course," Roark smiled, amused by the deference which he had not requested.
  • She had never expected Wynand to come to an office unannounced and to ask admittance in that tone of grave deference.

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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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