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complement
used in Cujo

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Definition
add to something to make it better or complete

or more rarely:

a quantity of something that is considered complete
  • As he walked past the dining-room table Donna's parents had bought them as a housewarming present, he extended his arm straight out and swept everything off onto the floor — the lazy Susan with its complement of spices, the cut-glass vase Donna had gotten for a dollar and a quarter at the Emporium Galorium in Bridgton the summer previous, Vic's graduation beer stein.

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