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Word: complement

Definition: complete; consummate; make perfect; N.


Sentences Containing 'complement'

and his predecessors; and he saw that the complement was not half empty.
It had, perhaps, even long before his time, acquired that full complement of riches which the nature of its laws and institutions permits it to acquire.
China seems to have been long stationary, and had, probably, long ago acquired that full complement of riches which is consistent with the nature of its laws and institutions.
But this complement may be much inferior to what, with other laws and institutions, the nature of its soil, climate, and situation, might admit of.
No part of the annual produce, however, which had been originally destined to replace a capital, is ever directed towards maintaining unproductive hands, till after it has put into motion its full complement of productive labour, or all that it could put into motion in the way in which it was employed.
But the ship, having her full complement of seamen, spurned his suit; and not all the King his father's influence could prevail.
In like manner, the Greenland whalers sailing out of Hull or London, put in at the Shetland Islands, to receive the full complement of their crew.

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