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The Mill on the Floss
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complimentary
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • "That sounds complimentary," said Stephen, looking at his watch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She warned him that she could not dance anything but a country-dance; but he, of course, was willing to wait for that high felicity, meaning only to be complimentary when he assured her at several intervals that it was a "great bore" that she couldn't waltz, he would have liked so much to waltz with her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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