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compensate
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Childhood's End
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  • He knew that he could expect to feel nothing here in his cell, for whatever tremendous forces drov’e the ships of the Overlords must be perfectly compensated.
  • Presumably the Overlords did not waste their compensating field devices for domestic uses.

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  • The immense forces that drove the ship must have been compensated with exquisite precision.

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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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