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deferential

 [def″er-en´shal]
pertaining to the ductus deferens.

def·er·en·tial

(def'ĕr-en'shăl),
Relating to the ductus deferens.

deferential

/def·er·en·tial/ (-en´shal) pertaining to the ductus deferens.

def·er·en·tial

(def'ĕr-en'shăl)
Relating to the ductus deferens.

deferential

pertaining to the ductus deferens.
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But here they are, quietly and deferentially exercising some clout on the only piece of legislation that absolutely has to pass: the state budget.
The Court should deferentially assess the "necessity" (the "fit") between Congress's chosen means, a national bank, and its constitutionally authorized ends, which included financing the military.
The medium turned toward me and ducked his head a little deferentially.
The same mourned-for respectability and forbearance that turned a blind eye to successive presidents' philandering also, all too often, deferentially overlooked affairs in which the public had an even more obvious stake.
4) When understood in this way, section 15(2) simply requires courts to treat such programs more deferentially when they engage in a section 15(1) analysis.
76) Here, Othello speaks deferentially and stereotypically to "Good Massa Lieutenant," "Massa Duke," "Massa Iago," "Desdemony," and "Missee O.
For one thing, he knows all the critical positions and acknowledges them, often deferentially, even when disagreeing with them.
Under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA), state court action is reviewed deferentially and will be upheld unless it represents unreasonable application of Supreme Court precedent.
This theme of tradition versus change was the deferentially muted clarion call of Rev.
They stay deferentially out of the way of the doctors and nurses.
There would often be five or six acquisitions before the board at a single meeting, and all the overwhelmed board would do was to bow deferentially to Geneen's better-informed will.