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deference
used in A Streetcar Named Desire

2 uses
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Definition
polite respect — often when submitting to another's wishes
  • comes deferentially
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 (57% in)
deferentially = with polite respect
  • Scudder [quietly, deferentially}: Hatcher, Dan Hatcher, is the assistant manager of the Royal Palms Hotel, and the man that informed me this morning that Chance Wayne was back in St Cloud.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 (10% in)

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