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Some people seem to go through life standing at the complaint counter.
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Etymology

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to defer

Third person singular
defers

Simple past
deferred

Past participle
-

Present participle
deferring

to defer (third-person singular simple present defers, present participle deferring, simple past and past participle deferred)
  1. To delay, or postpone, especially to postpone induction into military service.
  2. To submit to the opinion or desire of another in respect to their judgment or authority.

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