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complement
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Moby Dick
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  • But the ship, having her full complement of seamen, spurned his suit; and not all the King his father’s influence could prevail.
  • In like manner, the Greenland whalers sailing out of Hull or London, put in at the Shetland Islands, to receive the full complement of their crew.

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  • A fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner.
  • A full complement of workers

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