v. adjust again after an initial failure
After moving back to America, he had to readjust.
Sentence in Classic:
In the end, wisely and carefully we shall readjust the balance of animal and vegetable life to suit our human needs.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
All the time the story was being told she sat upright, glancing now at her beautiful round arm, altered in shape by its pressure on the table, now at her still more beautiful bosom, on which she readjusted a diamond necklace.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He carefully and hastily felt himself all over, readjusted his hat, and pulling himself together drew himself up and, at the very moment when the Emperor, having alighted from the sleigh, lifted his eyes to him, handed him the report and began speaking in his smooth, ingratiating voice.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context