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Oliver Twist
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  • For the rest of the day, he was shut up in the back kitchen, in company with a pump and a slice of bread; and at night, Mrs. Sowerberry, after making various remarks outside the door, by no means complimentary to the memory of his mother, looked into the room, and, amidst the jeers and pointings of Noah and Charlotte, ordered him upstairs to his dismal bed.

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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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