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A Tale of Two Cities
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complacent
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Sydney Carton looked at his punch and looked at his complacent friend;
  • Sydney Carton looked at his punch and looked at his complacent friend; drank his punch and looked at his complacent friend.
  • All this while, Defarge, with his pipe in his mouth, walked up and down, complacently admiring, but never interfering; in which condition, indeed, as to the business and his domestic affairs, he walked up and down through life.
  • Here and there, the inmate has visitors to see the sight; then he points his finger, with something of the complacency of a curator or authorised exponent, to this cart and to this, and seems to tell who sat here yesterday, and who there the day before.

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  • He had become complacent after years of success.
  • This team could win State if they stay hungry instead of getting too complacent.

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