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compensate
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Crime and Punishment
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compensate
Used in
Crime and Punishment
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  • And why should they compensate me?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps those who have involuntarily caused the accident will agree to compensate you, at least for the loss of his earnings.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The point is, that I did actually cause your sister, whom I greatly respect, some trouble and unpleasantness, and so, sincerely regretting it, I want—not to compensate, not to repay her for the unpleasantness, but simply to do something to her advantage, to show that I am not, after all, privileged to do nothing but harm.  (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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