The deference they demand is not deference they would extend to others.
Finally we get to see Assange forgoing diplomacy and deference.
Tall and taciturn, he exuded the easy authority of a young man used to money and the deference that came with it.
I enjoyed that combination of deference and the respect being paid to Nixon.
Heritage Action pushed for the government shutdown, but stayed out of the debt ceiling fight in deference to their funders.
Following the illustrious example of Napoleon Boltonparty, Joseph threw off all mask of deference to former leader.
Yes, sir; but not my anxiety for your approbation, and my deference for your opinion.
Through all the bitterest contentions which raged around him, he was uniformly treated with respect and deference.
Clotilde, herself, ceasing to smile, seemed to listen to him with deference.
Garson, however, was unconvinced, notwithstanding his deference to the judgment of his leader.