I'll take that as a compliment on both counts.
Still, it sure would be nice to have someone open doors, send flowers, and compliment her on a nice dress or a job well done.
Why, they are sending ambassadors to compliment the usurper.
He was so tuned in to Elisabeth's voice, that just by scanning a piece of music, he knew where to change the composition to compliment her, and where to back off to let her shine.
"Why, this is a palace!" she said to her husband, looking around with the expression with which people compliment their host at a ball.
I don't know what, that... and having uttered this compliment, he again gazed at him in silence.