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compensate
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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as in: he compensates with extra effort Define
make up for; or adjust for
  • It had been preached by kings and aristocrats and by the priests, lawyers, and the like who were parasitical upon them, and it had generally been softened by promises of compensation in an imaginary world beyond the grave.

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  • She uses several techniques to help compensate for her dyslexia.
  • She’s not as quick, but he more than compensates with extra effort.

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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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