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compensate
used in Lonesome Dove

3 uses
  • Call gave the extra salt to the drunk at the hardware store to compensate him a little for the use of his wagon.
    Chapters 97-98 (13% in)
  • Augustus had fried the eggs hard as marbles to compensate for the coffee grains, and when they looked done to him he poured the grease into the big three-gallon syrup can they used for a grease bucket.
    Chapters 5-6 (18% in)
  • Once when the buffalo hunter was reloading, Gus took a quick shot at him, raising his barrel to compensate for the range.
    Chapters 56-57 (28% in)

There are no more uses of "compensate" in Lonesome Dove.

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