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  • When Sondelius perceived this grudgingness he tried to overcome it by being more noisy and complimentary and enthusiastic than ever.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She rose to shake hands—a firm, competent grasp—and to cry in her glorious contralto, "Dr. Tubbs is so complimentary only because he knows that otherwise I wouldn't give him his afternoon tea.  (not reviewed by editor)

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