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complimentary

com·pli·men·ta·ry

complimentary

 
pronunciation:
kam pl men t ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: expressing or conveying a compliment.
complimentary remarks
synonyms:
commendatory, laudatory
antonyms:
abusive, carping, censorious, critical, derogatory, pejorative, scathing, uncomplimentary
similar words:
adulatory, celebratory
definition 2: free of charge.
complimentary samples of a new product
synonyms:
free, gratis, gratuitous, on the house
derivation: complimentarily (adv.)
Word Parts
The word complimentary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.