compliment

[ noun kom-pluh-muhnt; verb kom-pluh-ment ]SEE DEFINITION OF compliment

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPLIMENT

Thank you for the compliment, but I don't expect to stick to it all my life.

She laughed her little laugh of pleasure, and thanked him prettily for the compliment.

"I can make a horse do what I want," he said, delighted at the compliment.

They are angry also, as I understand, with my mother, for returning his compliment.

But Mr. Gladstone, while acknowledging the compliment, declined because of his age.

"That is not much of a compliment to us," said Linda slowly.

Again Betty, foolish girl, flushed with pleasure at the compliment.

Is it a compliment to ask you if you would do me the honour, sir, to—'

Madame Defarge received it as a compliment, and looked at her husband.

The brothers, as merry as she herself, were obliged to compliment her.

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