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compensate
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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as in: he compensates with extra effort Define
make up for; or adjust for
  • The fact that Aunty was a good cook was some compensation for being forced to spend a religious holiday with Francis Hancock.
    p.103.2
  • 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.
    p.154.6

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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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