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compensate
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The Brothers Karamazov
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compensate
Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The second reason why I won't speak of grown-up people is that, besides being disgusting and unworthy of love, they have a compensation—they've eaten the apple and know good and evil, and they have become 'like gods.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You see it's not by way of compensation to prevent him from taking proceedings (for I believe he meant to), but simply a token of sympathy, of a desire to assist him from me, Dmitri Fyodorovitch's betrothed, not from himself….  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I did think of prosecuting him," the captain went on, "but look in our code, could I get much compensation for a personal injury?  (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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