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compensate
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Frankenstein
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compensate
Used in
Frankenstein
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  • My daily vows rose for revenge—a deep and deadly revenge, such as would alone compensate for the outrages and anguish I had endured.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The winter, however, was spent cheerfully; and although the spring was uncommonly late, when it came its beauty compensated for its dilatoriness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the beauty and regularity of the new town of Edinburgh, its romantic castle and its environs, the most delightful in the world, Arthur's Seat, St. Bernard's Well, and the Pentland Hills compensated him for the change and filled him with cheerfulness and admiration.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she is generously compensated
as in: he compensates with extra effort
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