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Recompense, subst. 1) compensation, amends: “if the encounter acknowledge itself hereafter, it may compel him to her r.” Meas. III, 1, 263. “wherein it doth impair the seeing sense, it pays the hearing double r.” Mids. III, 2, 180. “with a r. more fruitful than their offence can weigh down,” Tim. V, 1, 153.
2) requital, reward: Sonn. 23, 11. Wiv. IV, 6, 55 “(make).” LLL I, 1, 58. As III, 5, 97. Tw. I, 5, 304. II, 1, 7. Wint. II, 3, 150. R2 II, 3, 49. R2 II, 3, 49 H6A I, 2, 116. V, 3, 19 “(pay).” Troil. III, 3, 3. Cor. III, 1, 121. Tim. I, 1, 15. Mcb. I, 4, 17. Cymb. II, 3, 97. Per. III, 4, 17. in r. == in return: Ado V, 4, 83. Tw. V, 7. Tw. V, 7
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