But she was already reading the brief article aloud, slowly but with appreciatory expression.
‘Smiles’ Eliot H. Robinson
It is a highly favorable notice, and, as far as it goes, appreciatory.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. II (of 3) George Eliot
She was a rara avis in terris and excited any amount of appreciatory and depreciatory comment.
The Swan and Her Crew George Christopher Davies
to be grateful or thankful for: They appreciated his thoughtfulness. to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on: to appreciate good wine. to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect: to appreciate the dangers of a situation. to raise in value. to increase in value: Property values appreciated yearly. Historical Examples I […]
to take into custody; arrest by legal warrant or authority: The police apprehended the burglars. to grasp the meaning of; understand, especially intuitively; perceive. to expect with anxiety, suspicion, or fear; anticipate: apprehending violence. to understand. to be , suspicious, or fearful; fear. Contemporary Examples Finally, even if the court did decide to pursue charges, […]
to name or assign to a position, an office, or the like; designate: to appoint a new treasurer; to appoint a judge to the bench. to determine by authority or agreement; fix; set: to appoint a time for the meeting. Law. to designate (a person) to take the benefit of an estate created by a […]
capable of being understood. Historical Examples Any time consists of parts which are themselves times, and is apprehensible only as following upon preceding times. A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith Let us retrace, but in such a form as to be apprehensible by all readers. The Posthumous Works of Thomas […]