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synonyms for deferment

  • adjournment
  • deferral
  • moratorium
  • postponement
  • delay
  • pause
  • stay
  • suspension
  • delaying tactic
  • putting off
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antonyms for deferment

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  • advance
  • continuation
  • persistence
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How to use deferment in a sentence

Yet, neither that ongoing deferment nor partial forgiveness will be enough.
EVEN FORGIVING STUDENT LOANS WON’T SOLVE THE HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING CRISISELIZABETH SHERMERJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Life is neither remembrance nor anticipation, neither regret nor deferment, but present realization.
THE GATE OF APPRECIATIONCARLETON NOYES
An old minister of state, M. Deferment, reproached him to his teeth with privately selling the lives and liberties of the French.
MEMOIRS OF THE PRIVATE LIFE, RETURN, AND REIGN OF NAPOLEON IN 1815, VOL. IIFLEURY DE CHABOULON.
The forging of the weapon, and its adequate preparation for use, are not matters susceptible of deferment until the crucial hour.
SOUND MILITARY DECISIONU.S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
But deferment made the heart sick, and the brain and almost the stomach.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Theodosia argued for a deferment of the marriage, quoting Aristotle, that a man should not marry till he was thirty-six.
FAMOUS AMERICAN BELLES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURYVIRGINIA TATNALL PEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFERMENT

  • break
  • deferment
  • deferral
  • intermission
  • interruption
  • pause
  • postponement
  • prorogation
  • putting off
  • recess
  • stay
  • suspension
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.