To see all instances of the word
used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • Surely your medical experience would tell you, Watson, that weakness in one limb is often compensated for by exceptional strength in the others.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: she is generously compensated
as in: he compensates with extra effort
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.