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See definition of compliments on Dictionary.com
  • as inblarney
  • as incongratulations
  • as ingreeting
  • as ininvitation
  • as inregards
  • as inrespects

synonyms for compliments

  • adulation
  • baloney
  • blandishment
  • cajolery
  • coaxing
  • exaggeration
  • eyewash
  • fawning
  • honey
  • incense
  • ingratiation
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • wheedling
  • a line
  • inveiglement
  • soft soap
  • soft words
  • sweet-talk
  • hello
  • nod
  • ovation
  • reception
  • salute
  • acknowledgment
  • address
  • aloha
  • ciao
  • hail
  • heralding
  • hi
  • highball
  • how-do-you-do
  • howdy
  • note
  • notice
  • regards
  • respects
  • rumble
  • salaam
  • salutation
  • testimonial
  • best wishes
  • card
  • compellation
  • good wishes
  • high-five
  • letter
  • speaking to
  • ushering in
  • what's happening
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How to use compliments in a sentence

In his cracked old voice, he still paid his Grandisonian compliments to the two ladies.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Hence, we leave him at this point, joining heartily in the best wishes and the compliments bestowed upon him by his friends.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
The grandmother was proud of her grand-daughter, and the servants paid the young lady many compliments.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
She felt that servants had no right to presume to pay her compliments—that they were thus assuming that she was upon their level.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Mr. and Mrs. Howard's compliments to Mrs. Garret, and accept with pleasure her kind invitation for Wednesday.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
In the ordinary compliments of civilized life, there is no intention to deceive, and consequently no falsehood.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The second proclamation is one of the highest compliments ever paid by a military chief to his soldiers.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
"I think we have exchanged compliments enough," said he, and Fortunio wagged his head approvingly.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The latter was enthusiastic over my symphony, and paid me many compliments.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
It was not long before the captains of the Nashville and the Brooklyn were exchanging compliments.
YOUNG GLORY AND THE SPANISH CRUISERWALTER FENTON MOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPLIMENTS

  • a line
  • adulation
  • baloney
  • blandishment
  • cajolery
  • coaxing
  • compliments
  • exaggeration
  • eyewash
  • fawning
  • honey
  • incense
  • ingratiation
  • inveiglement
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • soft soap
  • soft words
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.