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Better to be a beggar in freedom,” he cried out, “than to be forced into compromises against my conscience.

Of course the Republicans will have to make compromises too.

Even though I worked for very talented people, and with very talented people, I did hate the compromises of network television.

The reality is that while politics is about compromise, some compromises are too great.

The design compromises in the F-35B have added weight, drag and cost to the F-35A and F-35C.

We have our machine and our compromises, and all the rest of it; and even a few wholly rotten boroughs.

Now, Miss Isobel had spent her life in evasions and reservations and compromises.

Most of his churches were ingenious compromises between his ideals and their necessities or whims.

Grace returned in a tone apparently implying that in so rash an adventure one must be prepared for compromises and concessions.

It is this which characterizes it, and it is this also which compromises it in the eyes of a good many folks.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compromises, such as: pact, accord, adjustment, deal, bargain, and understanding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.