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obliging adj
1 happy to comply [syn: complying, yielding]
2 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]

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  1. Happy and ready to do favours for others.


  1. present participle of oblige

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