I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

III. QUANTITY

2. COMPARATIVE QUANTITY

Compensation.

[Nouns] compensation, equation; commutation; indemnification; compromise [more] neutralization, nullification; counteraction [more]; reaction; measure for measure; retaliation [more], equalization [more]; robbing Peter to pay Paul.

set-off, offset; make-weight, casting-weight; counterpoise, ballast; indemnity, equivalent, quid pro quo; bribe, hush money; amends (atonement) [more]; counterbalance, counterclaim; cross-debt, cross-demand.

[Verbs] make compensation; compensate, compense; indemnify; counteract, countervail, counterpoise; balance; outbalance, overbalance, counterbalance; set off; hedge, square, give and take; make up for, make leeway; cover, fill up, neutralize, nullify; equalize [more]; make good; redeem (atone) [more].

[Adjectives] compensating, compensatory; countervailing; in the opposite scale; equivalent (equal) [more].

[Adverbs] in return, in consideration; but, however, yet, still, notwithstanding; nevertheless, nathless, none the less; although, though; albeit, howbeit; mauger; at all events, at any rate; be that as it may, for all that, even so, on the other, hand, at the same time, quoad minus, quand meme, however that may be; after all is said and done; taking one thing with another (average) [more].

[Phrases] " light is mingled with the gloom " [Whittier]; every dark cloud has a silver lining; primo avulso non deficit alter [Vergil]; saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas [Ovid].

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