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compensate
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Jane Eyre
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compensate
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • Mr. Oliver evidently regarded the young clergyman's good birth, old name, and sacred profession as sufficient compensation for the want of fortune.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't think she can ever have been pretty; but, for aught I know, she may possess originality and strength of character to compensate for the want of personal advantages.  (not reviewed by editor)

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