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 for Complaisant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Complaisant \Com"plai*sant\, a. [F. complaisant, p. pr. of
     complaire to acquiesce as a favor, fr. L. complacere. See
     Desirous to please; courteous; obliging; compliant; as, a
     complaisant gentleman.
     [1913 Webster]
           There are to whom my satire seems too bold:
           Scarce to wise Peter complaisant enough. --Pope.
     Syn: Obliging; courteous; affable; gracious; civil; polite;
          well-bred. See Obliging. -- Com"plai*sant`ly, adv.
          -- Com"plai*sant`ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others;
             "to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose
             wife has taken a lover"; "the obliging waiter was in no
             hurry for us to leave" [syn: complaisant, obliging]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  121 Moby Thesaurus words for "complaisant":
     abject, accepting, accommodating, accommodative, acquiescent,
     adaptable, adaptive, adjustable, affable, agreeable, amiable,
     amicable, assenting, attentive, benevolent, benign, benignant,
     blissful, cheerful, civil, compatible, compliable, compliant,
     complying, conformable, congenial, consenting, considerate,
     cordial, courteous, decent, deferential, delicate, desirable,
     dulcet, easy, en rapport, enjoyable, fair, fair and pleasant,
     felicific, felicitous, fine, flexible, generous, genial, gentle,
     good, good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered, goodly, graceful,
     gracious, grateful, gratifying, harmonious, heart-warming, heedful,
     helpful, honeyed, indulgent, kind, kindly, lenient, likable,
     malleable, mellifluous, mellow, mellowy, mild, mindful,
     mindful of others, mollified, nice, nondissenting, nonresistant,
     nonresisting, nonresistive, nonrigid, obedient, obliging,
     other-directed, overindulgent, overpermissive, passive, permissive,
     plastic, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving,
     pleasureful, pliant, polite, regardful, resigned, respectful,
     rewarding, satisfying, servile, soft, soft as putty, softened,
     solicitous, submissive, subservient, supine, sweet, tactful,
     tender, thoughtful, tolerant, tractable, unassertive,
     uncomplaining, unresistant, unresisting, urbane, welcome,

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