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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Watch sat down gravely near it, and gave an approving sniff at intervals.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
"The art club, this morning," replied Mrs. Ford, her eyes approving the fair prettiness of her daughter.
"You ought to be pleased," put in Aunt Maria, staring at the grave face of the young man with no approving expression.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Texas Smith looked on with an approving grin, and suggested, "Better shute the dam cuss."
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Bits of drawing caught his attention, a free, felicitous line here and there evoking an approving grunt.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
"Certainly," returned that far-sighted woman, guessing what the family matters might be, and approving them.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
"Liberty under the law," I said, with an unexpected approving murmur from Margaret, and took up the defence.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
In the lords the address approving the preliminaries was passed without a division.
You don't want the bother and expense of a bye-election (approving murmurs) if it can be avoided.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Cléo listened patiently and Bompard sat evidently approving.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE

WORDS RELATED TO APPROVING

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION