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Main Entry: 1com·pli·ment
Function: noun 1: an expression of respect, affection, or admiration; especially: an admiring remark 2plural: best wishes : REGARDS synonymsCOMPLIMENT, FLATTERY mean praise directed to someone. COMPLIMENT suggests that one is sincere in admiring someone or giving credit <received many compliments on his appearance>. FLATTERY is more likely to suggest that one is not sincere but is appealing to another person's vanity especially for selfish reasons <the king received much flattery from his servants>.