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deference
used in Brave New World

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Definition
polite respect — often when submitting to another's wishes
  • "Charming, charming," murmured the Director and, giving her two or three little pats, received in exchange a rather deferential smile for himself.
    p. 17.0
deferential = politely respectful
  • His boom was deferential.
    p. 141.9

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