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How to use approbatory in a sentence

Mrs. Moore could speak—Very true, however, was all she said, with a motion of her head that expressed the bow-approbatory.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 5 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
Thus far all criticisms have been of an approbatory character, and have only expressed pleasure.
THE BUTTERFLY BOOKWILLIAM JACOB HOLLAND
Chorus of giggles and approbatory nods from the sympathizing audience of fifty.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 6, NO 3, SEPTEMBER 1864VARIOUS
Approbatory notices appeared in the principal papers and journals.
PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF A RESIDENCE OF THIRTY YEARS WITH THE INDIAN TRIBES ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIERSHENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
His salute now was pleasant, with reference to Charles, but the eye he cast upon his assistant was distinctly not approbatory.
ANGELA'S BUSINESSHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
Mrs. Colesworthy enfolded her in an approbatory embrace, and hurried home to tell me about it.
AMOS KILBRIGHT; HIS ADSCITITIOUS EXPERIENCESFRANK R. STOCKTON
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