Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "recompenses" [recompenses]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recompense. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recompenses" in a sentence
  • "The Mysteress had smiled demurely: “I daresay I have my recompenses to balance out the drawbacks.”"
  • ""If Lebanon can find a more durable social contract in the years to come," Mr. Young writes, "it will do so thanks to the efforts of modest men and women, those who have a realistic understanding of the recompenses and constraints of their system, not the visionaries who will burden the system with their egoism.""
  • "All the other powers of literature are coy and haughty, they must be long courted, and at last are not always gained; but Criticism is a goddess easy of access and forward of advance, who will meet the slow, and encourage the timorous; the want of meaning she supplies with words, and the want of spirit she recompenses with malignity."
Words like "recompenses"