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compliment

Spelled compl-i-ment, the English word meaning "praise." Spelled compl-e-ment, the term refers to numbers. See complement.
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a response required here verbally." CISP 31, from Hong Kong, reported that after her class presentation during a class break in the hallway, some of her colleagues and the professor complimented her.
Even KC Concepcion and Jed Madela complimented the Korean actress, saying she's 'pretty good' and 'cute.'
He also complimented the British medical institution, which played a great role in his professional training.
Kapur had complimented the film's teaser on Twitter and said that he was looking forward to the film.
Harris, who wore a dark suit and red tie and was supported in the public gallery by wife Alwen and other family members, sat in the witness box as he admitted that he might have complimented the girl's bikini on holiday when she was 13.
"No one has ever complimented me on one particular body part before.
Looking amazing in a sparkly vest and jeans combo, we complimented her afterwards on her arms.
Of those who loved the product, 34 percent were thankful for the pumpkin gelato, 14 percent complimented the bagels, 13 percent waxed poetic about the babka and an equal number (10 percent each) praised the sandwiches and the sourdough bread.
I stand corrected and wait with baited breath to see how, after Clairville Stadium is demolished, its heritage will be complimented by the housing estate.
Chong told those who criticized her, "I see you didn't hear the entire interview....where I complimented her."