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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compromise  \Com"pro*mise\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Compromised};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Compromising}.]  [From  {Compromise},  n.;  cf 
  {Compromit}.] 
  1.  To  bind  by  mutual  agreement;  to  agree.  [Obs.] 
 
  Laban  and  himself  were  compromised  That  all  the 
  eanlings  which  were  streaked  and  pied  Should  fall  as 
  Jacob's  hire.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  adjust  and  settle  by  mutual  concessions;  to  compound. 
 
  The  controversy  may  easily  be  compromised.  --Fuller. 
 
  3.  To  pledge  by  some  act  or  declaration;  to  endanger  the 
  life,  reputation,  etc.,  of  by  some  act  which  can  not  be 
  recalled;  to  expose  to  suspicion. 
 
  To  pardon  all  who  had  been  compromised  in  the  late 
  disturbances.  --Motley. 




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