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adjective as in compensating

Strong matches

Weak match

noun as in fixing

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But other states, especially Russia, have had trouble adjusting to a market economy, degenerating into massive kleptocracies.

It's done by false fingering and adjusting your lips and if it's done right you get triads.

Karley Sciortino leans forward, adjusting a microphone buried in her cleavage.

These disappointing results persevered even after adjusting for other bad behaviors.

Still, racial inequality exists, even adjusting for income and wealth.

She found Mr. Rushmere busy adjusting and sorting divers pieces of harness.

In practice it is seldom necessary to touch the adjusting screws of the mirrors themselves.

Adjusting his glasses, he gazed thoughtfully at Jeff Arnold's retreating figure.

The great excellence of Plautus was the masterly handling of language, and the adjusting the parts for dramatic effect.

She took her time, adjusting many little trifles, assuring herself that all trace of her emotion had disappeared.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adjusting, such as: atoning, balanced, balancing, null, null, and settling.

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