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kom pluh ment

  • n  a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • v  say something to someone that expresses praise
    He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • v  express respect or esteem for

  • The rapper All $tar has been Nashvilles next big hip-hop thing for so long that the title has stopped seeming like a compliment.
  • The compliment, I appreciate that you didnt bring Joe Biden.
  • When a Clinton strategist said Barack Obamas supporters look like Facebook, Chris Hughes took it as a compliment.
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  • PHT: Obama tweets support for Blackhawks
    Be nice. He meant it as a compliment. The 22-year-old was an alternate last season.
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Somber Superman: Zack Snyder delivers, even if ''Man of Steel'' is moodier than most
    Film: Zack Snyder, visionary director. The title gets plastered across ads for every movie he makes, but lately, it's more the butt of a joke than a compliment. After a run of recent failures -- Watchmen , Sucker Punch , Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole -- Snyder seemed doomed to be remembered as an utterly flawed, utterly ambitious filmmaker. Perhaps by accident, though, "visionary ...
    June 13, 2013 - Metro Weekly
  • Killer Mike takes gift of gab to new WAOK talk show
    Killer Mike is one articulate mutha . Now usually that would be a serious backhanded compliment for a black man , but being that his gift of gab has earned him a prime-time slot in talk-radio land, consider this a rare exception.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    June 13, 2013 - Creative Loafing Atlanta

  • John McCain in FOXNews
    As many of you know I've been called a maverick, somebody who marches to the beat of his own drum and sometimes it's meant as a compliment and sometimes it's meant as a criticism,McCain told more than 1,000 voters in a high school gymnasium...
  • Richard Dreyfuss in BBC News
    Scheider's Jaws co-star Richard Dreyfuss said: "He was a wonderful guy. He was what I call a knockaround actor. A knockaround actor to me is a compliment that means a professional that lives the life of a professional actor and doesn't yell and...
  • Miroslav Klose in FOXNews
    It's a huge compliment, and thanks to the team I've had a lot of goal opportunities,Klose said. "I'd be happier to be a world champion than to pass one person or another."

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