But these complaisant men soon repented of their submission.
There is no work for any but the decorous and the complaisant.
One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
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vary, alter, change - become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"abide by, comply, follow - act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; "He complied with my instructions"; "You must comply or else!
"; "Follow these simple rules"; "abide by the rules"I could have given my own sect the preference and made everybody a Presby- terian without any trouble, but that would have been to affront a law of human nature: spiritual wants and instincts are as various in the human family as are physical appetites, complexions, and features, and a man is only at his best, morally, when he is equipped with the religious garment whose color and shape and size most nicely themselves to the spirit- ual complexion, angularities, and stature of the indi- vidual who wears it; and, besides, I was afraid of a united Church; it makes a mighty power, the mightiest conceivable, and then when it by and by gets into selfish hands, as it is always bound to do, it means death to human liberty and paralysis to human thought.
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But she who had murmured as a wife was not complaisant as a mistress.
He could even, when so disposed, become gentle and complaisant.
And loves me just enough to advise me to be complaisant to a man I despise.
complacere "be very pleasing" (see complacent, with which it overlapped till mid-19c.).