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compliment

noun

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1 an admiring personal remark
  • a woman who does not know how to accept a compliment graciously

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2 compliments plural best wishes
  • please extend our compliments to the chef for a great meal

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compliment

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of compliment (Entry 2 of 2)

to express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune
  • complimented her on her election victory

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The first known use of compliment was in 1598

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“Compliment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compliment. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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