Definitions

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  • adj. Serving to recompense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the nature of recompense; serving to recompense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of a recompense; compensative.

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Examples

  • This is the day that must make good that great attribute of God, his justice; that must reconcile those unanswerable doubts that torment the wisest understandings; and reduce those seeming inequalities and respective distributions in this world, to an equality and recompensive justice in the next.

    Religio Medici

  • Justice; that must reconcile those unanswerable doubts that torment the wisest understandings; and reduce those seeming inequalities and respective distributions in this world, to an equality and recompensive Justice in the next.

    Religio Medici

  • This is the day that must make good that great attribute of GOD, His Justice; that must reconcile those unanswerable doubts that torment the wisest understandings; and reduce those seeming inequalities and respective distributions in this world, to an equality and recompensive Justice in the next.

    Paras 36-70

  • -- This is the day that must make good that great attribute of God, his justice; that must reconcile those unanswerable doubts that torment the wisest understandings; and reduce those seeming inequalities and respective distributions in this world, to an equality and recompensive justice in the next.

    Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

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