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compliant
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Sense and Sensibility
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compliant
Used in
Sense and Sensibility
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  • …in such a party as this was likely to be, more at liberty among themselves under the tranquil and well-bred direction of Lady Middleton than when her husband united them together in one noisy purpose, immediately accepted the invitation; Margaret, with her mother's permission, was equally compliant, and Marianne, though always unwilling to join any of their parties, was persuaded by her mother, who could not bear to have her seclude herself from any chance of amusement, to go likewise.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a compliant individual
as in: compliant with the law
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