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compensate
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Ender's Game
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as in: he compensates with extra effort Define
make up for; or adjust for
  • Because he still held Ender’s head to the floor, the boy couldn’t use his arms to compensate, and his legs hit the surface with a loud crack and a sickening pain.
  • There were compensations.

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  • Your body is finding ways to compensate, that’s all.

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  • She uses several techniques to help compensate for her dyslexia.
  • She’s not as quick, but he more than compensates with extra effort.

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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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