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Repayment

The act of paying off debts. If one borrows a certain amount, one must eventually repay it to the lender.
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It would be very wrong in you to repay their care with cruelty and pain.
But be patient, friends, for the answer will surely come, and by writing to me you more than repay me for the pleasant task of preparing these books.
This pleasure will amply repay them for assisting us.
I knew that you could," she said, simply, "but how my father and I ever can repay you I do not know--do you?
Grateful for these favors, the animals determined to repay him to the best of their ability.
Sir Joseph's fortune could be made available, in the present emergency, in but one way--he might use it to repay his debt.
Even when thou art gentle towards them, they still feel themselves despised by thee; and they repay thy beneficence with secret maleficence.
You will repay me entirely if you do not discompose yourself, but get well as fast as you can; and since you appear in such good spirits, I may speak to you on one subject, may I not?
You will find very little to repay you for your trouble in this contemptible THING, sir,' replied Slurk, bestowing a Satanic frown on Pott.
The really vexatious business was the fact that some months ago the creditor who had lent him the five hundred pounds to repay Mrs.
And Nature, ever prodigal to her lovers, repays their favours in full measure.
They returned hand-in-hand, and the Bellman, unmanned(For a moment) with noble emotion, Said "This amply repays all the wearisome days We have spent on the billowy ocean