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recompense
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
to compensate for loss

or more rarely:  to pay or reward
  • ...they have taken flight, and the pallet, which they must have forgotten in their terror, is precisely that hospitable bed in search of which you have been running ever since morning, and which madame the Virgin miraculously sends you, in order to recompense you for having made a morality in her honor, accompanied by triumphs and mummeries; or the children have not taken flight, and in that case they have put the brand to the pallet, and that is precisely the good fire which you need to...
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (3% in)

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