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compensate as in:  she compensates with extra effort

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  • She's not as quick, but she more than compensates with extra effort.
    compensates = makes up for it
  • The pay isn't great, but the job offers other compensations.
    compensations = benefits (in this case, things that make up for the low pay)
  • The fact that Aunty was a good cook was some compensation for being forced to spend a religious holiday with Francis Hancock.   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • You are all trying to compensate, to get your bodies lower because the height scares you.   (source)
    compensate = adjust (to make up for something)
  • Hundreds of CD and DVD shops closed voluntarily and their owners were paid compensation by the Taliban.   (source)
    compensation = payment to make up for losses
  • Yeah, people keep saying my other senses will improve to compensate, but CLEARLY NOT YET.   (source)
    compensate = make up for something missing
  • Beginning with only an idea and very little money, Louie had found a campsite where the bargain-basement rent compensated for the general dilapidation, then talked a number of businesses into donating materials.   (source)
    compensated = made up
  • Until then, he thought he understood something about those events, about the world in general—that there would be a certain balance to the story, that somehow there was to be compensation for the baby.   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • …Phineas in exaltation, balancing on one foot on the prow of a canoe like a river god, his raised arms invoking the air to support him, face transfigured, body a complex set of balances and compensations, each muscle aligned in perfection with all the others to maintain this supreme fantasy of achievement, his skin glowing from immersions, his whole body hanging between river and sky as though he had transcended gravity and might by gently pushing upward with his foot glide a little way higher and remain suspended in space, encompassing all the glory of the summer and offering it to the sky.   (source)
    compensations = adjustments to make up for other things
  • An ultimatum was immediately dispatched to Mbaino asking them to choose between war — on the one hand, and on the other the offer of a young man and a virgin as compensation.   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
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  • "You're going to be taking two hundred milligrams each time," he said, "so go to about two twenty-five milligrams to compensate for any air bubbles."   (source)
    compensate = make up for; or adjust for
  •   PROCTOR, with draining anger—his curiosity is draining it: And what of these proceedings here? When will you proceed to keep this house, as you are paid nine pound a year to do—and my wife not wholly well?
    As though to compensate, Mary Warren goes to Elizabeth with a small rag doll.
      MARY WARREN: I made a gift for you today, Goody Proctor.   (source)
    compensate = make up for something else
  • 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.   (source)
    compensate = adjust (for his awkward position)
  • On this final day there was no need to compensate for Lawrence Taylor.   (source)
    compensate = make up for, or adjust for
  • "You are stuck with me. If it is any compensation," he added, "I am none too fond of you, either."   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • Could I be getting smarter to compensate for my hideousness?   (source)
    compensate = adjust or make up for
  • It had been preached by kings and aristocrats and by the priests, lawyers, and the like who were parasitical upon them, and it had generally been softened by promises of compensation in an imaginary world beyond the grave.   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery.   (source)
    compensations = things to make up for something else
  • The boots ... are much too big for him. But as a compensation the cap is too small,   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • Marilla felt this and was vaguely troubled over it, realizing that the ups and downs of existence would probably bear hardly on this impulsive soul and not sufficiently understanding that the equally great capacity for delight might more than compensate.   (source)
    compensate = make up for it
  • I don't think she can ever have been pretty; but, for aught I know, she may possess originality and strength of character to compensate for the want of personal advantages.   (source)
    compensate = make amends for
  • The gratification afforded by the triumph was a full compensation for whatever else might follow, even death itself.   (source)
    compensation = something that made up (for something)
  • My daily vows rose for revenge—a deep and deadly revenge, such as would alone compensate for the outrages and anguish I had endured.   (source)
    compensate = pay
  • Your body is finding ways to compensate, that's all.   (source)
    compensate = make up for; or adjust for
  • The government also agreed to pay compensation to the families of victims.   (source)
    compensation = something that make amends for something else
  • The fact that I had a permanent fiancé was little compensation for his absence:   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • He had thought it as he had watched hunting seabirds, marveling at their ability to adjust their dives to compensate for the refraction of light in water.   (source)
    compensate = adjust (make up for)
  • And if they had to compensate for their left tackle, they created weakness elsewhere, and the game was half-won.   (source)
    compensate = make up for, or adjust for
  • Later, he came to think maybe there had been a certain compensation, though harsh, though it lasted only a day.   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • The front fender sloped toward the rear wheels in a long arc while a compensating ridge developed into a tail fin.   (source)
    compensating = adjusting (for the long arc)
  • There were compensations.   (source)
    compensations = things that adjust or make amends for something
  • There were neighbors to be apologized to and damages to be compensated for with money that Anthony couldn't spare.   (source)
    compensated = made up for
  • Even today, when most of the foreign aid agencies have gone, shattered buildings still line the roadside and people are still waiting for compensation from the government to build new houses, the JuD banners and helpers are still present.   (source)
    compensation = payment to make up for losses
  • We knew that unless they were extremely gifted at the left tackle position, they would have to compensate for him.   (source)
    compensate = make up for, or adjust for
  • The beauty of the football offense was that it allowed for a smart strategist to compensate for his players' limitations.   (source)
  • To compensate for his stature, Spurlock had the habit of just taking off toward the sideline the minute he received the ball.   (source)
  • In response to Michael, the other team stacked their players in all sorts of strange ways to compensate—thus creating openings elsewhere.   (source)
    compensate = adjust (to make up for something)
  • He had all these elaborate plays, in part, to compensate for what he saw as Briarcrest's systematic lack of brute force.   (source)
    compensate = make up for, or adjust for
  • Walsh had created the contraption to compensate for the deficiencies of his quarterback, but an offense based on a lot of short, well-timed passes turned out to offer surprising inherent advantages.   (source)
  • When he saw Anderson play, Walsh later said, he realized that the offense he had designed to compensate for a weak-armed quarterback had a more general effectiveness; this passing game of his could survive on very little talent, but it could also exploit better material.   (source)
  • The religious sentiment will compensate us for all our losses.   (source)
    compensate = make up for
  • But there aren't any losses for us to compensate; religious sentiment is superfluous.   (source)
  • They had had a hard year, and after the sale of part of the hay and corn, the stores of food for the winter were none too plentiful, but the windmill compensated for everything.   (source)
    compensated = made up for
  • He pacified his conscience by promising himself a compensatingly harder self-discipline, purifications the more complete and thorough.   (source)
    compensatingly = to make up for something else
  • So strong was my desire, that I thought a gratification of it would fully compensate for whatever loss of comforts I should sustain by the exchange.   (source)
    compensate = make up for; or adjust for
  • Mr. Oliver evidently regarded the young clergyman's good birth, old name, and sacred profession as sufficient compensation for the want of fortune.   (source)
    compensation = something that makes up for something else
  • The winter, however, was spent cheerfully; and although the spring was uncommonly late, when it came its beauty compensated for its dilatoriness.   (source)
    compensated = made up for
  • It was almost compensation for my suffering to witness, once more, a manifestation of kindness from this, my once affectionate old mistress.   (source)
    compensation = something that make amends for something else or adjusts for it
  • But the beauty and regularity of the new town of Edinburgh, its romantic castle and its environs, the most delightful in the world, Arthur's Seat, St. Bernard's Well, and the Pentland Hills compensated him for the change and filled him with cheerfulness and admiration.   (source)
    compensated = made up for
  • Some slaveholders thought it not much loss to allow Mr. Covey to have their slaves one year, for the sake of the training to which they were subjected, without any other compensation.   (source)
    compensation = something that make amends for something else or adjusts for it
  • But he, too, by now, as had Myra before him, feeling that Clyde was rather attractive and yet, for reasons of poverty, likely to be neglected from now on, not only by his family, but by himself as well, observed most pleasantly, and, as he hoped, compensatively: "It's rather nice out, isn't it?†   (source)
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compensate as in:  she is generously compensated

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  • They sued for compensation for her injury in the accident.
    compensation = payment
  • "I'll paint your apartment for free, whenever you like." He knew it was useless compensation, but he offered anyway.   (source)
    compensation = payment (for something)
  • He'll also bring them game ... and will probably not ask for compensation, but they should thank him with some kind of trade, like milk or medicine.   (source)
    compensation = payment
  • In the extremely rare instances in which the Japanese compensated the POWs for their work, payment amounted to almost nothing, equivalent to a few pennies a week.   (source)
    compensated = paid
  • I know you were all promised compensation for your participation in the Selection.   (source)
    compensation = payment
  • Like you, I long for freedom and fresh air, but I think we've been amply compensated for their loss. On the inside, I mean.   (source)
    compensated = given something in return
  • Experts on both sides of the debate worry that compensating patients would lead to profit-seekers inhibiting science by insisting on unrealistic financial agreements or demanding money for tissues used in noncommercial or nonprofit research.   (source)
    compensating = paying
  • Won't they compensate you?   (source)
    compensate = pay
  • And left tackle, as guardian of the quarterback's blind side, had become one of the most highly compensated jobs in the game.   (source)
    compensated = paid
  • The battle for compensation lasted years, as these things always do.   (source)
    compensation = payment to someone (to make up for a loss or inconvenience they suffered)
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  • The convention set up the compensation for the President and for judges differently.   (source)
    compensation = payment
  • There was no compensation, and he had to pay all his medical expenses.   (source)
  • For each week you stay at the palace, your family will be compensated.   (source)
    compensated = paid
  • The families of each participant will be generously compensated...   (source)
  • To have energy, the executive needs: unity, duration, guaranteed compensation, and enough powers.   (source)
    compensation = payment
  • Veterans were awarded compensation based on their level of disability, ranging from 10 percent to 100 percent.   (source)
  • Various policy analysts, scientists, philosophers, and ethicists have suggested ways to compensate tissue donors: creating a Social Securitylike system in which each donation entitles a person to increasing levels of compensation; giving donors tax write-offs; developing a royalty system like the one used for compensating musicians when their songs are played on the radio; requiring that a percentage of profits from tissue research go to scientific or medical charities, or that all of…   (source)
    compensate = pay
  • I've already asked Father to compensate him for the damages, especially since Dussel only gets one bar of inferior wartime soap a month.   (source)
    compensate = pay (to make up for)
  • The district had given us a small amount of money as compensation for his death, enough to cover one month of grieving at which time my mother would be expected to get a job.   (source)
    compensation = payment
  • … It is unknown whether you will be able to gain (participate in) any financial compensation (payment) from any benefits gained from this research.   (source)
  • Also, in keeping with traditions of academic research at the time, the cultures were shared freely, without compensation and in good faith with scientists around the world who requested them.   (source)
  • Fours and Fives will continue to receive compensation, but it will be slightly less than what it has been so far.   (source)
  • Please know that these women before you have all sacrificed some or all of their compensation to help fund this important program.   (source)
  • And in a handful of cases, genetic tests performed on people without their consent have been used to deny workers' compensation or health insurance claims (something now protected against by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008).   (source)
  • …philosophers, and ethicists have suggested ways to compensate tissue donors: creating a Social Securitylike system in which each donation entitles a person to increasing levels of compensation; giving donors tax write-offs; developing a royalty system like the one used for compensating musicians when their songs are played on the radio; requiring that a percentage of profits from tissue research go to scientific or medical charities, or that all of it be funneled back into research.   (source)
    compensating = pay
  • Various policy analysts, scientists, philosophers, and ethicists have suggested ways to compensate tissue donors: creating a Social Securitylike system in which each donation entitles a person to increasing levels of compensation; giving donors tax write-offs; developing a royalty system like the one used for compensating musicians when their songs are played on the radio; requiring that a percentage of profits from tissue research go to scientific or medical charities, or that all of…   (source)
    compensation = payment
  • When a President is elected, the legislature will state the compensation for his services during his term in office.   (source)
  • Presidential Compensation Unalterable   (source)
  • Compensation Creates Dependence   (source)
  • Therefore, the Constitution provides that the judges of the United States "shall at stated times receive for their services a compensation which shall not be diminished during their continuance in office."   (source)
  • The President of the United States shall, at stated times, receive for his service a compensation which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected; and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them.   (source)
  • Everybody's received some compensation but them, and that was they MOTHER.   (source)
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  • My head keeps turning to the injured side, as my right ear tries to compensate for the wall of nothingness where yesterday there was a constant flow of information.†   (source)
  • God had to compensate somehow.†   (source)
  • The technicians had no choice but to jury-rig more and more kludges onto the main reaction chamber to compensate.†   (source)
  • It would play a double role: it would provide extra flotation to compensate for the vertical weight of the mast, and it would make for a slightly raised seat for me.†   (source)
  • Many of the states that do authorize some monetary aid severely limit the amount of compensation.†   (source)
  • They want compensation for their ruined property.†   (source)
  • To compensate for my youth on campus, I wear old gray sweatshirts and box in a local gym and walk around with an unlit cigarette in my mouth, even though I do not smoke.†   (source)
  • It is my hope that the Nguyen family will allow this, and be compensated for taking care of me.†   (source)
  • I have often thought that the death of a parent is the one misfortune for which there is no compensation.†   (source)
  • He also was optimistic that I would be able to compensate well with one arm in the future.†   (source)
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  • Even a part-time job at Gravesend Academy would more than compensate for my graduate-school expenses; even a part-time job—for the whole school year—was worth more than another summer working for Meany Granite.†   (source)
  • Your beauty and wealth compensate for it.†   (source)
  • The bruise from the falling sarcophagus, although painful, was insignificant ....well worth the compensation that lay before him.†   (source)
  • The life of a soldier was not without certain compensations.†   (source)
  • What monetary compensation would have made up for not having a woman like Lacy in his life?†   (source)
  • As soon as this was accomplished, she would satisfy herself that the twins were properly taken care of, and perhaps allow them some sort of compensating treat.†   (source)
  • If I were still friends with Lilly, she would probably say that my mother was lying to compensate for having traumatized my perception of her as a strictly maternal, and therefore nonsexual, being.†   (source)
  • Truly amazing, what people can get used to, as long as there are a few compensations.†   (source)
  • However, such an undertaking, coupled with six years' worth of work and resources, has put quite a strain on my own country, and so I'm sure you'll understand the need for compensation.†   (source)
  • In compensation, Rosaura was prepared to share Esperanza with her, as follows: Tita would be in charge of feeding the child, Rosaura of her education.†   (source)
  • He was not compensated in any way for the five months he spent at the maximum-security prison.†   (source)
  • It began with a number of students, mainly boys, muttering that we should get tokens to compensate when Madame took something away.†   (source)
  • Although it was Grandma Belle's place to light the candles in her own home, over the years it had become a family tradition to let Aunt Eva do it, compensation for her not having a house or family of her own.†   (source)
  • Automatic clearance compensator.†   (source)
  • The houses inside the city wall were tall and thin to compensate for the lack of space.†   (source)
  • I compensated by driving more carefully than usual through the still-sleeping town.†   (source)
  • The engines were cranked up to provide partial compensation and as a result the floor was vibrating under their feet.†   (source)
  • She lets the water run in the shower, turns up the thermostat to compensate for the terrible moment when she will have to step onto the mat on the bathroom floor, unclothed.†   (source)
  • Richard Garrett made a claim against the U.S. government for compensation, for the value of his property, including the burned barn and the corn and hay consumed by the cavalry horses.†   (source)
  • I took a turn too early or too late, then tried to compensate by cutting through an alley like a narrow chasm between two tall buildings.†   (source)
  • If you can get over the sense of heightened vulnerability, the rest is easy to compensate for.†   (source)
  • There is often some compensation in every trial, if one looked hard enough.†   (source)
  • For those who do, though, there are great compensations.†   (source)
  • The Provincial Congress will compensate you, of course.†   (source)
  • I demand substantial compensation!†   (source)
  • Some single parents fall into the trap of trying to compensate by giving the kids material things.†   (source)
  • The mount has shock absorbers and miniature hydraulic goodies to compensate for the weight and the recoil.†   (source)
  • His mind is trying to compensate.†   (source)
  • Simply put, adjusting for elevation means adjusting my aim to compensate for the drop of my bullet over the distance it travels; windage means compensating for the effect of the wind.†   (source)
  • My neck compensated by going the other way.†   (source)
  • But it sure gives you something to compensate upon.†   (source)
  • "The more I thought about it," Bloom recalled, "the more I enjoyed the prospect of telling Mike De Young that no less a sum could compensate me for my sacrifice in leaving San Francisco."†   (source)
  • It's what they call a compensation syndrome.†   (source)
  • The compensation is entered.†   (source)
  • Luma developed new rules on the fly to compensate.†   (source)
  • Maybe I began developing a relationship with the staff because I wanted to compensate for the way some of the other doctors treated them.†   (source)
  • Although he was at least fifteen years older than his wife, his alert determination to make her happy and his qualities as a good lover compensated for the difference.†   (source)
  • Imagine for a moment if the NCAA implemented one of the many calls for including major college football in a playoff system or compensating players.†   (source)
  • And with regard to Henrik's offer for financial compensation...†   (source)
  • But things were finally starting to look more promising, thanks to Fischer's growing celebrity and to the efforts of his business partner-cum-office manager, Karen Dickinson, whose organizational skills and levelheadedness compensated for Fischer's seat-of-the-pants, what-me-worry modus operandi.†   (source)
  • It was the tau, the oneness of the sietch community, a compensation from the subtle poison of the spice diet they shared.†   (source)
  • Maybe it wasn't really about that; maybe my mom was still compensating for the guilt she felt over the year she lost her kids.†   (source)
  • Drugs like Zoloft and Prozac work because they prompt the brain to produce more serotonin: they compensate, in other words, for the deficit of serotonin that some depressed people suffer from.†   (source)
  • She so successfully compensated for the lack of friends with her own total dedication, however, that Clara grew up happily and in later years would recall her childhood as a luminous part of her existence, despite her solitude and muteness.†   (source)
  • In an attempt to compensate, O'Dell and Sherman leaned the launch rod more than usual against the wind.†   (source)
  • Maybe I just want to build up my body to compensate for other things.†   (source)
  • What she lacked in vocal power and, at the moment, in skill, she compensated for by a quality so mysteriously and implacably egocentric that no one has ever been able to name it.†   (source)
  • Compensation; balance in the universe.†   (source)
  • And they were sometimes compensated with food, not wages.†   (source)
  • In cross-country competition, training counted more than intrinsic ability, and I could compensate for a lack of natural aptitude with diligence and discipline.†   (source)
  • Finally, negotiations had been settled between Sounis and Eddis, a new treaty had been drawn up, some compensation had been paid to the treasury of Eddis, and the magus and the king's heir were going home.†   (source)
  • As if to compensate for his silence, though, I was seeing him more and more.†   (source)
  • There are also compensations for the lack of shopping malls and Netflix movies.†   (source)
  • The fact that people were attentive to his body does not compensate for their ignoring his being.'†   (source)
  • Being locked in these bodies does have its compensations.†   (source)
  • Appointed by a Federal judge, and working without compensation (but motivated by a hard-held opinion that the defendants had been the victims of a "nightmarishly unfair trial"), Jenkins and Bingham filed numerous appeals within the framework of the Federal court system, thereby avoiding three execution dates: October 25, 1962, August 8, 1963, and February 18, 1965.†   (source)
  • He was diagnosed as having "a vivid fantasy life, turning around the topics of omnipotence and power, through which he tries to compensate for his present shortcomings and frustrations."†   (source)
  • Call gave the extra salt to the drunk at the hardware store to compensate him a little for the use of his wagon.†   (source)
  • Damn near half of you guys in here pull compensation, three, four hundred a month and not a thing in the world to do with it but let it draw dust.†   (source)
  • This is because the intelligent and focused fencer can successfully compensate for any perceived deficiencies he or she may have, and may even be able to turn those deficiencies—such as strength or reach—into assets.†   (source)
  • For rabbits, winter remains what it was for men in the middle ages—hard, but bearable by the resourceful and not altogether without compensations.†   (source)
  • Consider the schedule that the state of Connecticut uses to compensate for work-related injuries.†   (source)
  • As Mary grew less and less sympathetic, I compensated and became the emotional overlord—soothing my mother and condemning my sister.†   (source)
  • Daniel murmurs something compensatory, trying to redirect, but Rivera is just looking at Cedric, like he's trying to dig inside him with his eyes.†   (source)
  • The Friday-night crawl of traffic invariably made her crabby and impatient and she would compensate by taking charge, telling Robert, Grace's father, to slow down or speed up or take some devious route to avoid delays.†   (source)
  • Will said that when a person is blind, the other senses—like hearing and smell—grow stronger to compensate.†   (source)
  • His happiness over our success would be ample compensation.†   (source)
  • You're aware, of course, that the very word salary stems from the age when soldiers were given an allowance of salt...If Max would prefer another means of compensation, I can speak to the Director.†   (source)
  • 9 work boot up his behind, one with a built-up heel, to compensate for Uncle Ed's worst bad leg.†   (source)
  • On an evening a few days after arriving in Cange, I wondered aloud what compensation he got for these various hardships.†   (source)
  • Still waiting for this compensation the English promised when the Emancipation Act was passed.†   (source)
  • Nor could a successful evacuation compensate for the losses suffered in dead and wounded and the thousand or more who had been taken prisoner by the enemy.†   (source)
  • It was a good brew, and Pippin found himself more than compensated for missing the Golden Perch.†   (source)
  • The Balti, lacking a written language, compensated by passing down exacting oral history.†   (source)
  • Clearly, this youngest and most naive flagraiser—he was still only twenty-one in 1946—had assumed that his "hero" mantle was a kind of appointment for life, complete with compensation.†   (source)
  • I'm dizzy but seem able to compensate.†   (source)
  • Between 2002 and 2008, Fredi received no compensation for his work with the team.†   (source)
  • The Maycomb County High School principal was a Mr. Charles Tuffett, who to compensate for his name, habitually wore an expression that made him resemble the Indian on a five-cent piece.†   (source)
  • He was short, but his cocky swagger compensated for it.†   (source)
  • Fair compensation for my dead sister.†   (source)
  • "But no doubt there are compensations," I said.†   (source)
  • The Captain seated himself carefully, and compensating for the tremor in his hands, slowly lifted his own cup to his mouth and took a long sip.†   (source)
  • Compensation for personal advice and service.†   (source)
  • Compensated, sir?†   (source)
  • The body compensated by slowing itself down to cool, and this often resulted in drowsiness and sound sleep.†   (source)
  • But the body could compensate.†   (source)
  • He raised his voice to a pounding level to compensate, but this only made people cringe.†   (source)
  • That I am not a burden has to compensate for the sad envy when I look at women loved enough to be supported.†   (source)
  • Of course, he expects compensation, and after smoking a big ol' doobie, I'm generally willing to cooperate.†   (source)
  • But a very well-compensated peon.†   (source)
  • The law said 'reasonable compensation.'†   (source)
  • Eve compensated by being surly and antagonistic with her snitch and nearly losing a lead on a case involving bootlegged chemicals.†   (source)
  • "They use great athleticism to compensate for strategic errors," Cesar replied.†   (source)
  • A sweetness gathered in his breast as he saw the room being turned into a shambles, a sweet moment of triumph that compensated for all the other lousy things, his terrible marks, the black box.†   (source)
  • Yet Caer-Konig has flatly refused to renegotiate the original terms to compensate for the imbalance!†   (source)
  • These articles permitted the rescuers to claim fair compensation for their efforts based on the appraised value of ship and cargo.†   (source)
  • It was their compensation and their reward.†   (source)
  • The drunk driver had no assets, and they received no compensation from any insurance company for the loss of the limb.†   (source)
  • It would be easier if I were someone whose skills were more respected and better compensated—a doctor, an architect, a scientist.†   (source)
  • The greater part of the smoke from it went out of the entrance; the rest did at least have the compensation that it helped to obscure the interior of the cave from any outside observation.†   (source)
  • GEORGE To compensate.†   (source)
  • He was balding, but with a compensating bushy mustache.†   (source)
  • This blatant but accurate reference to the way fire insurance was used to compensate for sagging trade was not appreciated and he was sued.†   (source)
  • Unfair, States Not Compensated   (source)
  • It's compensating.†   (source)
  • I had intended to keep her in the infirmary for several days, for observation and treatment and rest, but after Mrs. Matsui complained to the doctor about having to give her extra without compensation, he ordered that the girl be sent back to the comfort house immediately in order to resume her duties.†   (source)
  • But these did not compensate for the pain in his knowledge.†   (source)
  • She compensated for this handicap by developing a memory on which was indelibly stamped everything she had ever heard or seen or experienced.†   (source)
  • To be taken in hand and led, like being a child again, even without the innocence, a child-it's like being given a prize, an extra slice of childhood when you least expect it, as a prize for being good, or compensation for never having had one.... Do I contradict myself?†   (source)
  • But then she wondered if the gemlike "clues" were only some kind of compensation.†   (source)
  • NATURALLY I WAS disappointed that my first encounter with wolves should have turned out to be an encounter with nonwolves; but there were compensations.†   (source)
  • We attempted to compensate for this in two ways: the first was by the employment of a single wait-move, wait-move sequence; the second was more sophisticated and is actually the point where computers come into the picture in terms of participating in the control loop.†   (source)
  • But in compensation, I reasoned, I had more exalted goals.†   (source)
  • Adequate compensation will be paid.†   (source)
  • Compensation, I thought.†   (source)
  • Presumably the Overlords did not waste their compensating field devices for domestic uses.†   (source)
  • As compensation for outer physical deficiencies, he was gifted with superb reactions and eyesight.†   (source)
  • American women, having been conditioned out of their sex instincts, compensate by compulsive interest in rituals over the dead husk of sex ....and each one is sure she knows 'intuitively' the right ritual for conjuring the corpse.†   (source)
  • In these hours when the silence, unaccompanied by any ceremony, became oppressive as if it were an almost tangible privation, only the flowers compensated for the absence of the ritual and the chant.†   (source)
  • Such a head she could strike off, intentionally, so deeply did she know, from the effect of a man's danger and death, its cause in oblivion; and so helpless was she, too helpless to defy the workings of accident, of life and death, of unaccountability.... Life and death, she thought, gripping the heavy hoe, life and death, which now meant nothing to her but which she was compelled continually to wield with both her hands, ceaselessly asking, Was it not possible to compensate?†   (source)
  • Anxiously, he sought his father's views, and the reassurance he received from that elder statesman early in 1804 compensated for all the abuse he had received at the hands of his father's party.†   (source)
  • She had no lips at all and compensated this by stenciling on a large red, greasy mouth that now popped open in delight, now shut in sudden alarm.†   (source)
  • Her parents were good friends because of this sorrow for a short while: Mary could remember thinking that it was an ill wind that did no one good; because the two dead children were both so much older than she that they were no good to her as playmates, and the loss was more than compensated by the happiness of living in a house where there were suddenly no quarrels, with a mother who wept, but who had lost that terrible hard indifference.†   (source)
  • "Small compensation for the way I have acted," Daedalus said.†   (source)
  • He says he misses the tombs, but; he smirked, 'there are compensations.†   (source)
  • She compensated for her diminutive stature with the fashion sense of a K-Pop idol.†   (source)
  • They are vampires, I guess, Seth allowed after a minute, compensating for Leah's reaction.†   (source)
  • How does the wingspan compensate for the weight of the horse's body, I wonder?†   (source)
  • Holly compensated with bursts from the joysticks.†   (source)
  • The mask compensated for depth and nitrogen but I could feel the pressure against my skin and ears.†   (source)
  • The pilot would have to compensate by lowering the helo for each man who dismounted the rope.†   (source)
  • When she wanted compensation, his lawyer got someone to try to convince her to have an abortion.†   (source)
  • As if to compensate for all this watching, Nathan habitually overlooked me.†   (source)
  • You would be my bride to compensate for my loss.†   (source)
  • I've compensated by remembering everything about Anatole in the days that followed.†   (source)
  • And it seems their way of compensating is to indulge her and her brother.†   (source)
  • We'll see what we can do to compensate you," Max promised.†   (source)
  • In this case it would have been appropriate compensation—a foot for a foot.†   (source)
  • The British wanted compensation for the Loyalists.†   (source)
  • I cannot forgive that, and I will have my compensation for it.†   (source)
  • If they protest, tell them they may apply to their queen for compensation.†   (source)
  • He compensated for that with enthusiasm.†   (source)
  • Then apply to King Stannis for your compensation.†   (source)
  • It hardly compensates for his crimes, but the Jackal served a purpose of sorts, didn't he?†   (source)
  • Once we do, though, I will have my compensation from you for Quimby's death.†   (source)
  • It was as if something in him had to compensate for the years of silence.†   (source)
  • The body compensates for shock due to blood loss.†   (source)
  • What sort of compensation are you suggesting, Mr. Angelini?†   (source)
  • Who shall compensate to me those years I cannot recall?†   (source)
  • He's managed to deal with it because he has another genetic feature that compensates for it.†   (source)
  • He gave them a sincere apology and promised compensation once the war was done.†   (source)
  • Americans armor up, so the turbaned bombers make a bigger boom to compensate.†   (source)
  • Surely you can find a way to compensate for this inconvenience.†   (source)
  • I'd be willing to compensate you for your time and your discretion.†   (source)
  • Colorado was one of the first states to pass a workers' compensation law.†   (source)
  • He pored over "Old Waldo" Emerson and ruminated on the philosopher's essay on "Compensation."†   (source)
  • A pistol would compensate for her physique.†   (source)
  • For once and in compensation, I will see you acting on mine.†   (source)
  • And the joy of self-knowledge, that's a great compensation!†   (source)
  • Bankers the world over are compensated by grateful clients they have advised.†   (source)
  • And remember, you'll be adequately compensated for your experience.†   (source)
  • As I've grown older I've seen that the world is made of perfect balances and exact compensations.†   (source)
  • Nature always balances her gifts and offers compensations-don't you think so?†   (source)
  • "God compensates perfectly," he said to his companion.†   (source)
  • The one compensation of the journey was the warmth of the welcome they received along the route.†   (source)
  • Will you agree to let me use my hammer to compensate for my lack?†   (source)
  • Think of it as compensation for the way you were treated last night.†   (source)
  • You have not compensated me for what I have endured, nor can you.†   (source)
  • Of course this was long before the compensations for being a girl were apparent to her.†   (source)
  • You may think of it later, and try to get compensation.†   (source)
  • The immense forces that drove the ship must have been compensated with exquisite precision.†   (source)
  • It's incredible, the ways in which neurotics compensate.†   (source)
  • "They have their compensations," Kali said drily.†   (source)
  • Or if not a balance, then an adequate compensation.†   (source)
  • Almost rigid with determination, she does my hair and nails and makeup, fingers flying swiftly to compensate for her absent teammates.†   (source)
  • She had worked there since Carrie was five, when the compensation and insurance that had resulted from her father's accident had begun to run out.†   (source)
  • The fact that Hermione was getting better at identifying edible fungi could not altogether compensate for their continuing isolation, the lack of other people's company, or their total ignorance of what was going on in the war against Voldemort.†   (source)
  • And my compensation?†   (source)
  • He shrugged and spread his hands wide, as though to say that age had its compensations, and Harry noticed a ring on his uninjured hand that he had never seen Dumbledore wear before: It was large, rather clumsily made of what looked like gold, and was set with a heavy black stone that had cracked down the middle.†   (source)
  • Edward shifted a few inches to the side, and Riley automatically compensated with an adjustment of his own.†   (source)
  • Zeitoun was convinced Ahmad was treating him a bit more roughly than the others, to compensate for any suspicions of nepotism, but he didn't mind.†   (source)
  • But the adrenaline rush caused him to over compensate, and in slow motion Mack watched his feet rise up in front of him as if jerked up by some jungle trap.†   (source)
  • They worked hard, and fearful of getting detained or sent back to their native countries—and often separated from family in the process—they were more compliant than American workers, less likely to file workers' compensation claims or to support union organizing drives.†   (source)
  • Simply put, adjusting for elevation means adjusting my aim to compensate for the drop of my bullet over the distance it travels; windage means compensating for the effect of the wind.†   (source)
  • I could see that, though he compensated for every tiny movement of his body to keep from jostling her, she was hurting.†   (source)
  • She was a languid little frog, with incipient breasts and legs so thin that they did not even match the size of Jose Arcadio's arms, but she had a decision and a warmth that compensated for her fragility.†   (source)
  • In short, Celaena Sardothien was blessed with a handful of attractive features that compensated for the majority of average ones; and, by early adolescence, she'd discovered that with the help of cosmetics, these average features could easily match the extraordinary assets.†   (source)
  • Nature tends to compensate for diseases, to remove or encapsulate them, to incorporate them into the system in her own way.†   (source)
  • He was a tragic outcast who lived on the margins, but he tried to compensate by pretending to have inside knowledge about all sorts of mysteries.†   (source)
  • Maintaining a steady thirty-knot forward speed to compensate for the carrier's forward speed, he side-slipped his fighter neatly to the right, then dropped it gently amidships, slightly forward of the Kennedy's island structure, exactly in the center of the flight deck.†   (source)
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