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used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition to compensate for loss

or more rarely:  to pay or reward
  • "A good man's prayers are golden recompense!" rejoined old Roger Chillingworth, as he took his leave.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (95% in)

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