Even with his good manners and deference, Grant always seemed to be masking a touch of darkness.
The deference they demand is not deference they would extend to others.
Oh sure, in deference to the occasion he dialed back the self-righteousness a bit.
I enjoyed that combination of deference and the respect being paid to Nixon.
From the deference with which he was received they rightly guessed that he was the chief of the tribe.
Following the illustrious example of Napoleon Boltonparty, Joseph threw off all mask of deference to former leader.
But with women he was the most delightful mixture of deference and high spirits.
Through all the bitterest contentions which raged around him, he was uniformly treated with respect and deference.
They rode slowly, in deference to Don Miguel's age and that of his pony.
Garson, however, was unconvinced, notwithstanding his deference to the judgment of his leader.