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Word of the Day – Dec. 21 – Deference

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Deference  (DEF-uh-runss)

Definition: Respect and esteem due a superior or an elder: also, affected or ingratiating regard for another’s wishes.

Example sentence: Showing deference to his visiting uncle, Charles insisted on giving up his usual seat at the head of the dinner table so that the older gentleman could take his place.

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