Recompensement to Recourse

(Rec"om*pense`ment) n. Recompense; requital. [Obs.] Fabyan.

(Rec"om*pen`ser) n. One who recompenses.

A thankful recompenser of the benefits received.

(Rec"om*pen`sive) a. Of the nature of recompense; serving to recompense. Sir T. Browne.

(Re*com`pi*la"tion) n. A new compilation.

(Re`com*pile") v. t. To compile anew.

(Re`com*pile"ment) n. The act of recompiling; new compilation or digest; as, a recompilement of the laws. Bacon.

(Re`com*pose") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recomposed (-p?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Recomposing.] [Pref. re- + compose: cf. F. recomposer.]

1. To compose again; to form anew; to put together again or repeatedly.

The far greater number of the objects presented to our observation can only be decomposed, but not actually recomposed.
Sir W. Hamilton.

2. To restore to composure; to quiet anew; to tranquilize; as, to recompose the mind. Jer. Taylor.

(Re`com*pos"er) n. One who recomposes.

(Re*com`po*si"tion) n. [Cf. F. recomposition.] The act of recomposing.

(Rec"on*ci`la*ble) a. [Cf. F. réconciliable.] Capable of being reconciled; as, reconcilable adversaries; an act reconciable with previous acts.

The different accounts of the numbers of ships are reconcilable.

Rec"on*ci`la*ble*ness, n.Rec"on*ci`la*bly, adv.

(Rec"on*cile`) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reconciled (-s?ld`); p. pr. & vb. n. Reconciling.] [F. réconcilier, L. reconciliare; pref. re- re- + conciliare to bring together, to unite. See Conciliate.]

1. To cause to be friendly again; to conciliate anew; to restore to friendship; to bring back to harmony; to cause to be no longer at variance; as, to reconcile persons who have quarreled.

Propitious now and reconciled by prayer.

The church [if defiled] is interdicted till it be reconciled [i.e., restored to sanctity] by the bishop.

We pray you . . . be ye reconciled to God.
2 Cor. v. 20.

2. To bring to acquiescence, content, or quiet submission; as, to reconcile one's self to affictions.

3. To make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or suitableness; — followed by with or to.

The great men among the ancients understood how to reconcile manual labor with affairs of state.

Some figures monstrous and misshaped appear,
Considered singly, or beheld too near;
Which, but proportioned to their light or place,
Due distance reconciles to form and grace.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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