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complementary
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The House of Mirth
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  • He was sensitive to shades of difference which Miss Bart would never have credited him with perceiving, because he had no corresponding variations of manner; and it was becoming more and more clear to him that Miss Bart herself possessed precisely the complementary qualities needed to round off his social personality.

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  • John Milton and John Bunyan, standing at widely different angles of experience, make one of the most interesting complementary pairs in all literature.
    Robert Huntington Fletcher  --  A History of English Literature
  • Will-making and will-breaking became complementary trades, like armor-making and gun-making.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel

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