Sentence Examples


  • Dean continued to exhibit restrain with his comebacks in deference to the improved moods around Bird Song.
  • Both older sisters nodded in deference as he approached, and he glanced over them to assure himself of their health.
  • Kiera stood aside, not as much out of deference but out of sudden realization that if she didn't, the man was likely to run her over.
  • However, she said nothing in deference to Edith Shipton's son who remained engrossed with his puzzle.
  • The pair finished their burglary report and agreed to try and keep the matter out of the papers in deference to Dean's other police activities.

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