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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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The 84-year-old conceded that when he complimented the teenager on her bikini during the holiday in the 1970s, he was actually complimenting her body.
The 41-year-old actress claimed that it was during a flirtatious encounter at a recent industry event that the 42-year-old rapper complimented her.
Nine in 10 women told researchers that they love to be complimented.
Jurors were impressed with the overall quality of the campus design, which complimented the style of the original Catholic Sister's provincial house.
Of course, if you're not accustomed to being complimented, you might be caught off guard.
The letter complimented the battalion for the community support the Naha City Council has received over the past two years.
Wilson-Graham laughed as one student even complimented her sense of style.
Would it have been so funny if the child had complimented his dad?
She notes that the First Lady never complimented her on her work and says their relationship was strictly business, nothing more, always "cordial and correct.