Varney gave his largesse with an affectation of complaisance and humility.
“Your complaisance does credit to your good nature, sir,” exclaimed the old man.
This high-handed mode of dealing with the Church is in marked contrast to the monarch's complaisance when dealing with the people.
He takes her little caprices with complaisance, and contemplates her with love.
The word has nothing to do with courtesy in the sense of complaisance.
Pen and Jane looked at each other and at the two men's grins of complaisance.
You will have the complaisance to make my duty to Monsieur Cuffe--oui, pardie!
Nations, like kings, are not good by facility and complaisance.
The two men parted on good terms; and perhaps Gillam's complaisance was well-advised.
This cardinal is an agreeable imp, and I must give him a kiss for his complaisance.