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    Pens - (n.) pl. of Penny.
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    Accipenser - (n.) See Acipenser.
    Acipenser - (n.) A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See Sturgeon.
    Alpenstock - (n.) A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the Alps.
    Appension - (n.) The act of appending.
    Compensated - (imp. & p. p.) of Compensate
    Compensating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Compensate
    Compensate - (v. t.) To make equal return to; to remunerate; to recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.
    Compensate - (v. t.) To be equivalent in value or effect to; to counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for.
    Compensate - (v. i.) To make amends; to supply an equivalent; -- followed by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.
    Compensation - (n.) The act or principle of compensating.
    Compensation - (n.) That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends; remuneration; recompense.
    Compensation - (n.) The extinction of debts of which two persons are reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a set-off.
    Compensation - (n.) A recompense or reward for some loss or service.
    Compensation - (n.) An equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the sale of real estate, in which it is customary to provide that errors in description, etc., shall not avoid, but shall be the subject of compensation.
    Compensative - (a.) Affording compensation.
    Compensative - (n.) Compensation.
    Compensator - (n.) One who, or that which, compensates; -- a name applied to various mechanical devices.
    Compensator - (n.) An iron plate or magnet placed near the compass on iron vessels to neutralize the effect of the ship's attraction on the needle.
    Compensatory - (a.) Serving for compensation; making amends.
    Compense - (v. t.) To compensate.
    Dispensable - (a.) Capable of being dispensed or administered.
    Dispensable - (a.) Capable of being dispensed with.
    Dispensableness - (n.) Quality of being dispensable.
    Dispensaries - (pl. ) of Dispensary
    Dispensary - (n.) A place where medicines are prepared and dispensed; esp., a place where the poor can obtain medical advice and medicines gratuitously or at a nominal price.
    Dispensary - (n.) A dispensatory.
    Dispensation - (n.) The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration.
    Dispensation - (n.) That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed
    Dispensation - (n.) A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.
    Dispensation - (n.) The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).
    Dispensative - (a.) Granting dispensation.
    Dispensatively - (adv.) By dispensation.
    Dispensator - (n.) A distributer; a dispenser.
    Dispensatorily - (adv.) In the way of dispensation; dispensatively.
    Dispensatory - (v. t.) Granting, or authorized to grant, dispensations.
    Dispensatories - (pl. ) of Dispensatory
    Dispensatory - (n.) A book or medicinal formulary containing a systematic description of drugs, and of preparations made from them. It is usually, but not always, distinguished from a pharmacop/ia in that it issued by private parties, and not by an official body or by government.
    Dispensed - (imp. & p. p.) of Dispense
    Dispensing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dispense
    Dispense - (v. t.) To deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as, the steward dispenses provisions according directions; Nature dispenses her bounties; to dispense medicines.
    Dispense - (v. t.) To apply, as laws to particular cases; to administer; to execute; to manage; to direct.
    Dispense - (v. t.) To pay for; to atone for.
    Dispense - (v. t.) To exempt; to excuse; to absolve; -- with from.
    Dispense - (v. i.) To compensate; to make up; to make amends.
    Dispense - (v. i.) To give dispensation.
    Dispense - (v. t.) Dispensation; exemption.
    Dispense - (n.) Expense; profusion; outlay.
    Dispenser - (n.) One who, or that which, dispenses; a distributer; as, a dispenser of favors.
    Equipensate - (v. t.) To weigh equally; to esteem alike.
    Expense - (n.) A spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure.
    Expense - (n.) That which is expended, laid out, or consumed; cost; outlay; charge; -- sometimes with the notion of loss or damage to those on whom the expense falls; as, the expenses of war; an expense of time.
    Expense - (n.) Loss.
    Expensefull - (a.) Full of expense; costly; chargeable.
    Expenseless - (a.) Without cost or expense.
    Expensive - (a.) Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family.
    Expensive - (a.) Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad scene; extravagant; lavish.
    Indispensability - (n.) Indispensableness.
    Indispensable - (a.) Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted, or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.
    Indispensable - (a.) Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release or exemption.
    Indispensable - (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.
    Indispensableness - (n.) The state or quality of being indispensable, or absolutely necessary.
    Indispensably - (adv.) In an indispensable manner.
    Inexpensive - (a.) Not expensive; cheap.
    Mispense - (n.) See Misspense.
    misspense - (n.) A spending improperly; a wasting.
    Pensative - (a.) Pensive.
    Pensel - (n.) A pencel.
    Pensible - (a.) Held aloft.
    Pensile - (a.) Hanging; suspended; pendent; pendulous.
    Pensileness - (n.) State or quality of being pensile; pendulousness.
    Pension - (n.) A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
    Pension - (n.) A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
    Pension - (n.) A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.
    Pension - (n.) A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
    Pensioned - (imp. & p. p.) of Pension
    Pensioning - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pension
    Pension - (v. t.) To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.
    Pensionary - (a.) Maintained by a pension; receiving a pension; as, pensionary spies.
    Pensionary - (a.) Consisting of a pension; as, a pensionary provision for maintenance.
    Pensionaries - (pl. ) of Pensionary
    Pensionary - (n.) One who receives a pension; a pensioner.
    Pensionary - (n.) One of the chief magistrates of towns in Holland.
    Pensioner - (n.) One in receipt of a pension; hence, figuratively, a dependent.
    Pensioner - (n.) One of an honorable band of gentlemen who attend the sovereign of England on state occasions, and receive an annual pension, or allowance, of 150 and two horses.
    Pensioner - (n.) In the university of Cambridge, England, one who pays for his living in commons; -- corresponding to commoner at Oxford.
    Pensive - (a.) Thoughtful, sober, or sad; employed in serious reflection; given to, or favorable to, earnest or melancholy musing.
    Pensive - (a.) Expressing or suggesting thoughtfulness with sadness; as, pensive numbers.
    Pensived - (a.) Made pensive.
    Pensively - (adv.) In a pensive manner.
    Pensiveness - (n.) The state of being pensive; serious thoughtfulness; seriousness.
    Penstock - (n.) A close conduit or pipe for conducting water, as, to a water wheel, or for emptying a pond, or for domestic uses.
    Penstock - (n.) The barrel of a wooden pump.
    Perpension - (n.) Careful consideration; pondering.
    Perpensity - (n.) Perpension.
    Prepense - (v. t.) To weigh or consider beforehand; to premeditate.
    Prepense - (v. i.) To deliberate beforehand.
    Prepense - (v. t.) Devised, contrived, or planned beforehand; preconceived; premeditated; aforethought; -- usually placed after the word it qualifies; as, malice prepense.
    Prepensely - (adv.) In a premeditated manner.
    Propense - (a.) Leaning toward, in a moral sense; inclined; disposed; prone; as, women propense to holiness.
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    Arrire-pense - n. 1 secret motive. 2 mental reservation. [french]
    Cash dispenser - n. Automatic machine for the withdrawal of cash, esp. With a cashcard.
    Chelsea pensioner - n. Inmate of the chelsea royal hospital for old or disabled soldiers.
    Compensate - v. (-ting) 1 a (often foll. By for) recompense (a person). B recompense (loss, damage, etc.). 2 (usu. Foll. By for a thing) make amends. 3 counterbalance. 4 offset disability or frustration by development in another direction. compensatory adj. [latin pendo pens- weigh]
    Compensation - n. 1 compensating or being compensated. 2 money etc. Given as recompense.
    Dispensable - adj. That can be dispensed with.
    Dispensary - n. (pl. -ies) place where medicines are dispensed.
    Dispensation - n. 1 dispensing or distributing. 2 exemption from penalty, rule, etc. 3 ordering or management of the world by providence.
    Dispense - v. (-sing) 1 distribute; deal out. 2 administer. 3 make up and give out (medicine etc.). 4 (foll. By with) do without; make unnecessary. [french from latin pendo pens- weigh]
    Dispenser - n. 1 person or thing that dispenses e.g. Medicine, good advice. 2 automatic machine dispensing a specific amount.
    Expense - n. 1 cost incurred; payment of money. 2 (usu. In pl.) A costs incurred in doing a job etc. B amount paid to reimburse this. 3 thing on which money is spent. at the expense of so as to cause loss or harm to; costing. [latin expensa: related to *expend]
    Expense account - n. List of an employee's expenses payable by the employer.
    Expensive - adj. Costing or charging much. expensively adv. Expensiveness n.
    Indispensable - adj. That cannot be dispensed with; necessary. indispensability n. Indispensably adv.
    Inexpensive - adj. Not expensive.
    Old-age pension - n. = *retirement pension. old-age pensioner n.
    Overcompensate - v. (-ting) 1 (usu. Foll. By for) compensate excessively. 2 strive exaggeratedly to make amends etc.
    Pension - n. 1 regular payment made by a government to people above a specified age, to widows, or to the disabled. 2 similar payments made by an employer, private pension fund, etc. On the retirement of an employee. v. Grant a pension to. pension off 1 dismiss with a pension. 2 cease to employ or use. [latin pendo pens- pay]
    Pension - n. European, esp. French, boarding-house. [french: related to *pension1]
    Pensionable - adj. 1 entitled to a pension. 2 (of a service, job, etc.) Entitling an employee to a pension.
    Pensioner - n. Recipient of a pension, esp. The retirement pension. [french: related to *pension1]
    Pensive - adj. Deep in thought. pensively adv. [french penser think]
    Propensity - n. (pl. -ies) inclination, tendency. [latin propensus inclined]
    Recompense - v. (-sing) 1 make amends to (a person) or for (a loss etc.). 2 requite; reward or punish (a person or action). n. 1 reward, requital. 2 retribution. [latin: related to *compensate]
    Retirement pension - n. Pension paid by the state to retired people above a certain age.
    Suspense - n. State of anxious uncertainty or expectation. suspenseful adj. [french, = delay]
    Suspension - n. 1 suspending or being suspended. 2 springs etc. Supporting a vehicle on its axles. 3 substance consisting of particles suspended in a medium.
    Suspension bridge - n. Bridge with a roadway suspended from cables supported by towers.

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