- He tried to compensate for his ugliness with an expensive Italian suit of purple wool, his gray shirt open to display gold chains.p. 271.3
- I tried to compensate, drawing upon my boundless reserves of agility, but Mikey kicked me in the back.p. 8.9
- She compensated for her diminutive stature with the fashion sense of a K-Pop idol.p. 213.1
There are no more uses of "compensate" in The Hidden Oracle.
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