appreciative

[ uh-pree-shuh-tiv, -shee-uh-, -shee-ey- ]SEE DEFINITION OF appreciative

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They all laughed, not boisterously, actually an appreciative laugh.

The Leopard Woman sat her donkey, and surveyed it all with appreciative eyes.

His lordship, remember, never lacked an appreciative eye for a fine woman.

But the appreciative reading of any work of literature cannot thus be prescribed.

The author is an appreciative Englishman, and tells his story well.

Mrs. Cutler gave a full and appreciative review of Mrs. Gage's life.

A most intelligent, appreciative, and valuable memoir.Scotsman.

Their heritage made them less than appreciative of urban life.

Neither were they appreciative of his offer to aid them in their practice.

It was then that they first perceived that they were not without a circle of appreciative spectators.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s (implied in appreciatively); see appreciate + -ive. Related: Appreciativeness.

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