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deference
used in A Raisin in the Sun

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Definition
polite respect — often when submitting to another's wishes
  • They all laugh except MAMA, out of deference to TRAVIS' feelings.
    2.3 — Act 2, Scene 3 (72% in)
deference = polite respect
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