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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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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.
I saw him at a party and I complimented him on his long run in music," Long told Essence magazine.
And one in eight said not a single man had complimented them in the past three months.
Gordon, interview with Nate) "Girls get complimented so often on appearance because girls are supposed to look pretty.