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The young are deferential to their elders.
Jetr met his gaze with a small smile and deferential bow of his head.
`Ali, who was very deferential to any exhibition of piety, allowed him to escape unpunished.
Of this quality there was no trace in his manner, which was courteous, conciliatory and even deferential; nor in his speech, which breathed an almost exaggerated humility.
"This is what I want, my dear fellow," said the count to the deferential young man who had entered.