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compromise (n):
a middle way between two extremes
compromise (n):
an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
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the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'
compromise (v):
settle by concession
compromise (v):
make a compromise; arrive at a compromise
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nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise
compromise (v):
expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
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The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy
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Starve a cold, feed a fever

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The best way to treat a cold is to skip a meal or two; the best way to treat fever is to have a light meal


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