2. collection, gathering, accumulation, assembly, assemblage; combination, assortment, aggregation, collocation, congeries.
3. anthology, thesaurus, ana, collectanea, album, miscellany, chrestomathy; corpus; compendium, synopsis, symposium, abstract, summary, review, digest; extracts, fragments, cuttings, analects, clippings, citations. compile, v. accumulate, gather, amass; assemble, put together, group together, draw together, bring together; collate, collocate, colligate, unite; anthologize, compose; garner, glean; organize, order, codify, methodize, systematize. complacency, n. 1. self-satisfaction, self-content, smugness; ease, peace of mind, contentment, tranquillity, serenity.
2. joy, pleasure, delight, treat; comfort, help, relief. complacent, adj. 1. smug, self-satisfied, self-contented, pleased with oneself, like the cat that swallowed the canary; (all with oneself, one's actions, or one's situation) pleased, well-pleased, glad, delighted; content, at ease, placid, serene, tranquil.
2. pleasant, civil, affable, cheerful; complaisant, compliant, obliging, deferential, agreeable, amenable, conciliatory; gracious, decorous, chivalrous, courtly, gallant; suave, urbane, genteel, well-bred, cultivated, polished. complain, v. grumble, growl, crab, gripe, fume, clamor, Inf. raise a fuss, Inf. yammer, Sl. grouse, Sl. grouch, Sl. kick, Sl. squawk, Sl. beef, Sl. bitch, Dial. holler; bewail, lament, moan, groan, kvetch, Sl. bellyache; criticize, censure, cavil, carp, nag, pick, Inf. give [s.o.j a hard time; find fault, deprecate, disapprove, deplore; murmur, whine, fret, repine. complainant, n. plaintiff, claimant, accusor, accu-satrix, suitor, prosecutor, the prosecution, the state. complaint, n. 1. criticism, animadversion, Inf. brickbat; cavil, quibble; lament, lamentation, jeremiad, wail, ululation, moan, groan, murmur, whimper, grumble; plaint, demur, objection, Inf. kick, Inf. gripe, All Sl. big stink, squawk, bellyache, beef.
2. reproach, reproof, reprimand, stricture, rebuke; tirade, harangue, diatribe, aspersion, obloquy, censure, castigation, objurgation, vituperation; disapproval, disparagement, disapprobation, reprobation, reprehension, condemnation; imprecation, fulmina-tion, contumely, denunciation, detraction; protest, protestation, remonstrance, outcry; expostulation, deprecation, Archaic, dehortation; quarrel, dispute, disputation, apple of discord, disagreement.
3. sickness, illness, ailment, malady, indisposition, affliction; infirmity, disability, disorder, distemper; disease, infection, affection; invalidism, valetudinarianism, debility.
4. charge, suit, preferment, claim, Law. gravamen, grievance; crimination, blame, incrimination, accusation, indictment, imputation, inculpation. complaisance, n. 1. agreeableness, obligingness, amenability, reasonableness, pleasingness, willingness; compliance, compliancy, flexibility, conformability; deference, submissiveness, acquiescence, yieldingness, conciliation.
2. graciousness, geniality, complacence; amiability, likableness, good-naturedness, good-humoredness, pleasantness; amicability, neighborliness, friendliness, congeniality, sociability, affability; easiness, openness, unreservedness, familiarity, easygoingness; sweetness, niceness, delightfulness, lovableness; kindness, kindliness, kindheartedness, consideration, considerateness; charm, grace, engagingness, winsomeness; civility, cordiality, cordialness, courtesy, politeness, mannerliness, courtliness; urbanity, suavity, sophistication;
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