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Definitions of compliment:

part of speech: verb transitive

To flatter; congratulate; praise.

part of speech: verb transitive

To pay a compliment to: to express respect for: to praise: to flatter.

part of speech: noun

A formal expression of courtesy, approval, or admiration; delicate flattery.

part of speech: noun

An expression of civility, respect, or regard- used in this sense generally in the plu., as, my compliments to a friend; a present or favour bestowed.

part of speech: verb

To flatter; to praise; to congratulate; to address with expressions of approbation, esteem, or respect.

part of speech: noun

An expression of regard: delicate flattery.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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