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complacent
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Emma
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  • She felt all the honest pride and complacency which her alliance with the present and future proprietor could fairly warrant,
  • In short, she sat, during the first visit, looking at Jane Fairfax with twofold complacency; the sense of pleasure and the sense of rendering justice, and was determining that she would dislike her no longer.
  • —Must not compliment, I know (eyeing Emma most complacently)—that would be rude—but upon my word, Miss Woodhouse, you do look—how do you like Jane’s hair?
  • The word home made his father look on him with fresh complacency.

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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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