Homophones for deference, deferents

deference / deferents [ˈdɛfərən(t)s]

deference – n. – 1. courteous regard, respect; 2. respectful compliance with the advice or wishes of another

deferents – n. pl. – an imaginary circle surrounding the earth in whose periphery, according to Ptolemy, either the celestial body or the centre of its epicycle is supposed to move