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complimentary
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complimentary
Used in
Northanger Abbey
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  • The breakfast-room was gay with company; and she was named to them by the general as the friend of his daughter, in a complimentary style, which so well concealed his resentful ire, as to make her feel secure at least of life for the present.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: complimentary to the candidate
as in: a complimentary toast
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