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compensate
used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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compensate
Used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • The fact that Aunty was a good cook was some compensation for being forced to spend a religious holiday with Francis Hancock.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The fact that I had a permanent fiance was little compensation for his absence: I had never thought about it, but summer was Dill by the fishpool smoking string, Dill's eyes alive with complicated plans to make Boo Radley emerge; summer was the swiftness with which Dill would reach up and kiss me when Jem was not looking, the longings we sometimes felt each other feel.  (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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