Thesaurus / recompense
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
So he convoyed them safely into port and would not take even the smallest present, in recompense for his services.
FAMOUS PRIVATEERSMEN AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEACHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
To recompense his services to the city during his administration, the government bestowed upon him the cross of honor.
THE MIRACULOUS MEDALJEAN MARIE ALADEL
What amount of present fame can recompense you for being shown up as a noodle, or worse, to your children's children?
She tried for her part to be nice to everybody, to talk when she could, and receive the recompense of pleased looks.
PHOEBE, JUNIORMRS [MARGARET] OLIPHANT
And this last threatened and exhorted, and held out hopes of recompense, if she were rendered truly.
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
Let their table become as a snare before them, and a recompense, and a stumblingblock.
He might have said, "I will bring thee a draught of Mimir's well water as a recompense for thy son's death."
THE CHILDREN OF ODINPADRAIC COLUM
Only the clod knows content as a recompense for his poverty.
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
Dubois had reconciled France with the court of Rome; the latter owed him recompense for so much labor.
A POPULAR HISTORY OF FRANCE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMESFRANCOIS PIERRE GUILLAUME GUIZOT
But beyond his emoluments as a partner in the invention, Alfred Vail had no recompense.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
WORDS RELATED TO RECOMPENSE
- due process
- fair play
- fair treatment
- legal process
- square deal
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