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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

complying \complying\ adjective pr. p. of {comply}. [Narrower terms: {compliant (vs. defiant)}]

Syn: obliging, yielding. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Comply \Com*ply"\ (k[o^]m*pl[imac]"), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Complied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Complying}.] [Perh. formed fr. compliment, influenced by ply, pliant, which are of different origin: cf. It. complire to compliment, finish, suit. See {Compliment}, {Complete}.]

1. To yield assent; to accord; agree, or acquiesce; to adapt one's self; to consent or conform; -- usually followed by with.

Yet this be sure, in nothing to comply, Scandalous or forbidden in our law. --Milton.

They did servilely comply with the people in worshiping God by sensible images. --Tillotson.

He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still. --Hudibras.

2. To be ceremoniously courteous; to make one's compliments. [Obs.] --Shak.


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