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complimentary
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Emma
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  • She read it to him, just as he liked to have any thing read, slowly and distinctly, and two or three times over, with explanations of every part as she proceeded—and he was very much pleased, and, as she had foreseen, especially struck with the complimentary conclusion.
  • He proceeded a little farther, reading to himself; and then, with a smile, observed, "Humph! a fine complimentary opening: But it is his way.

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as in: a complimentary upgrade Define
costing nothing
as in: complimentary remarks Define
expressing praise or admiration -- as from a compliment
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