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defer
used in Northanger Abbey

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deferred the decision
Definition
delay or postpone (hold off until a later time)
  • The Clifton scheme had been deferred,
    Chapter 13 (2% in)
deferred = postponed (put off until another time)
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  • The letter, whence sprang all this felicity, was short, containing little more than this assurance of success; and every particular was deferred till James could write again.
    Chapter 15 (67% in)

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