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complimentary
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
  • "That sounds complimentary," said Stephen, looking at his watch.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (67% in)
  • 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.
    6.10 -- Book 6 Chapter 10 -- The Spell Seems Broken (11% in)

There are no more uses of "complimentary" in The Mill on the Floss.

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