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The Fountainhead
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  • He found compensations for his submission to Roark.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He did not know why he should think of it as compensation, but he did and it was comforting.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As a compensation, he found pleasure in attending the meetings of Toohey's Council of American Builders.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her diminutive stature was her secret sorrow, but she had learned to find compensations.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Since they suffered through no fault of their own, since they were unlucky and underendowed, they should deserve a compensation of some sort—more like a reward.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He thought that he had believed it was a simple sequence, the past and the present, and if there was loss in the past one was compensated by pain in the present, and pain gave it a form of immortality—but he had not known that one could destroy like this, kill retroactively—so that to her it had never existed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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