Definition of Compesce

1. v. t. To hold in check; to restrain.



Definition of Compesce

1. to restrain [v COMPESCED, COMPESCING, COMPESCES] - See also: restrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compesce

compensatory damages
compensatory hypertrophy
compensatory hypertrophy of the heart
compensatory lengthening
compensatory pause
compensatory spending
compensatory time
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compesce (current term)
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Literary usage of Compesce

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1. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1904)
"We are fortunately able to control the ipsissima verba on which these lemmata are based, viz., (i) Plautus Bacch. 463 caue malo et compesce in ..."

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