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noun as in congratulations

noun as in respects

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A crate of the stuff arrived at the studio, compliments of the Plaza Athénée.

Here, courtesy of BuzzFeed, is how it feels to be on the end of unsolicited compliments and harassment.

I would suspect he has already sent a case to 1600 Pennsylvania with his compliments.

A prime example of creepy camouflage is thinking of harassment as compliments.

What should the protocol be for engaging people on the street who offer unsolicited “compliments?”

In his cracked old voice, he still paid his Grandisonian compliments to the two ladies.

Hence, we leave him at this point, joining heartily in the best wishes and the compliments bestowed upon him by his friends.

The grandmother was proud of her grand-daughter, and the servants paid the young lady many compliments.

She felt that servants had no right to presume to pay her compliments—that they were thus assuming that she was upon their level.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard's compliments to Mrs. Garret, and accept with pleasure her kind invitation for Wednesday.


On this page you'll find 144 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compliments, such as: adulation, baloney, blandishment, cajolery, coaxing, and exaggeration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.