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noun as in postponement

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Yet, neither that ongoing deferment nor partial forgiveness will be enough.

There is no deferment, there is just pay 50 percent of your income, now.

When her second deferment is up this May, a judge will decide to send her back to Mexico or defer her again.

Her yearlong deferment expired in May 2010, and she was granted another year.

The hypocrisy police came out in full force: Wilson himself took a student deferment when his number came up in the draft in 1969.

Life is neither remembrance nor anticipation, neither regret nor deferment, but present realization.

An old minister of state, M. Deferment, reproached him to his teeth with privately selling the lives and liberties of the French.

The forging of the weapon, and its adequate preparation for use, are not matters susceptible of deferment until the crucial hour.

But deferment made the heart sick, and the brain and almost the stomach.

Theodosia argued for a deferment of the marriage, quoting Aristotle, that a man should not marry till he was thirty-six.


On this page you'll find 225 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deferment, such as: ban, delay, freeze, halt, pause, and postponement.

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