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compensate
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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unspecified meaning
  • Surely your medical experience would tell you, Watson, that weakness in one limb is often compensated for by exceptional strength in the others.

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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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