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compliant
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Middlemarch
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compliant
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • Lydgate was astounded to find in numberless trifling matters, as well as in this last serious case of the riding, that affection did not make her compliant.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps there might be a particular note to her enclosed; but Lydgate was naturally addressed on the question of money or other aid, and the fact that he was written to, nay, the very delay in writing at all, seemed to certify that the answer was thoroughly compliant.  (not reviewed by editor)

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