appreciative


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showing or feeling gratitude

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feeling or expressive of gratitude

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having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion

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How she was able to accomplish so much without neglecting her own heavy duties, which now included cooking, washing, mending and keeping in order the old shack for the hired men, was a topic upon which other women feasted with appreciative gusto, especially at missionary meetings when she was not present.
Angel Clare rises out of the past not altogether as a distinct figure, but as an appreciative voice, a long regard of fixed, abstracted eyes, and a mobility of mouth somewhat too small and delicately lined for a man's, though with an unexpectedly firm close of the lower lip now and then; enough to do away with any inference of indecision.
Chiefly to enjoy good conversation, I understand," her husband retorted perversely; and she broke into an appreciative laugh.
Altogether they were very beautiful, but I fear that I did not regard them with a particularly appreciative eye on this, my first inspection of them.
That that duel-royal should have taken place in the dark recesses of a cellar, without a single appreciative eye to witness it has always seemed to me almost a world calamity--at least from the viewpoint Barsoomian, where bloody strife is the first and greatest consideration of individuals, nations, and races.
They are always quiet, always orderly, always cheerful, comfortable, and appreciative of life and its manifold blessings.
She made him laugh too, and Philip could never resist people who amused him: he had a gift now and then of saying neat things; and it was pleasant to have an appreciative listener.
Percerin made a bound backwards, which D'Artagnan - calmest and most appreciative of men, did not consider overdone, so many strange and startling aspects wore the proposal which Aramis had just hazarded.
He breakfasted on corned beef and water, and sat for a long time appreciative of the security of his position.
Boris smiled circumspectly, so that it might be taken as ironical or appreciative according to the way the joke was received.
Grice, appreciative of all his seaweeds, skimmed towards them, gesticulating.
A wife, a modest young lady, with the purely appreciative, unambitious abilities of her sex, is sure to think her husband's mind powerful.
Often, as for instance in his excellent criticism of Quinet, he has to make large exceptions [30]; limitations, skilfully effected by the way, in the course of a really appreciative estimate.
You are fortunate," she remarked, "to have an appreciative uncle.
Always an interested observer of women, Wilson would have slackened his pace anywhere to follow this one with his impersonal, appreciative glance.