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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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complement
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • For, sir, It is as sure as you are Roderigo, Were I the Moor, I would not be Iago: In following him, I follow but myself; Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty, But seeming so for my peculiar end: For when my outward action doth demonstrate The native act and figure of my heart In complement extern, ’tis not long after But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.

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

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