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compensate
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Great Expectations
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  • "But what," said Mr. Jaggers, swinging his purse,—"what if it was in my instructions to make you a present, as compensation?"
  • As compensation what for?

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  • But if you think as Money can make compensation to me for the loss of the little child—what come to the forge—and ever the best of friends!

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as in: he compensates with extra effort Define
make up for; or adjust for
as in: she is generously compensated Define
to make payment to someone (often in amends for a loss or inconvenience they suffered)
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