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appreciate
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Anna Karenina
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  • I understand and appreciate your attitude to him; but I shall go and see him.
  • And don’t imagine," he added, detecting a look of dissatisfaction on Oblonsky’s face, "that I shan’t appreciate your choice.

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  • She mentioned them, not only remembering the names, but the years, months, characters, illnesses of all the children, and Dolly could not but appreciate that.
  • No one was better able to appreciate her grandeur than Levin.
  • "Alexey Alexandrovitch, believe me, she appreciates your generosity," he said.
  • The tone of her dark dress (Anna immediately observed and appreciated the fact) was in perfect harmony with her style of beauty.
  • Katavasov, feeling his originality was appreciated and understood, made the most of it.
  • But she could not help being grateful to him for his attitude to her, and showing that she appreciated it.
  • "Believe me, I appreciate it, and I hope you won’t regret it," answered Stepan Arkadyevitch, smiling.
  • I did not appreciate it, did not make enough of it.

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  • You are at this moment just in the humor to appreciate all its gravity.
  • She unmistakably prided herself on her courage, and wished Anna to appreciate the fidelity of her friendship.
  • And she could not but appreciate this, even though the very intensity of his solicitude for her, the atmosphere of care with which he surrounded her, sometimes weighed upon her.
  • Sergey Ivanovitch listened attentively, asked him questions, and, roused by a new listener, he talked fluently, uttered a few keen and weighty observations, respectfully appreciated by the young doctor, and was soon in that eager frame of mind his brother knew so well, which always, with him, followed a brilliant and eager conversation.
  • She was dreaming with delight now of Dolly’s coming to them with her children, especially because she would order for the children their favorite puddings and Dolly would appreciate all her new housekeeping.
  • He had only to recall his brother’s wife, to remember how that sweet, delightful Varya sought, at every convenient opportunity, to remind him that she remembered his generosity and appreciated it, to grasp the impossibility of taking back his gift.
  • Sviazhsky, as a connoisseur in the latest mechanical improvements, appreciated everything fully.
  • Anna’s face lighted up at once, as at once she appreciated the thought.
  • They appreciate a present….
  • She did appreciate it—to such a degree that at the first moment, feeling how she had wronged you, she did not consider and could not consider everything.
  • He had a ready appreciation of art, and probably, with a taste for imitating art, he supposed himself to have the real thing essential for an artist, and after hesitating for some time which style of painting to select—religious, historical, realistic, or genre painting—he set to work to paint.
  • And all that was said, not only by her, but by Vorkuev and Stepan Arkadyevitch—all, so it seemed to Levin, gained peculiar significance from her appreciation and her criticism.
  • She appreciated that.
  • He appreciated all kinds, and could have felt inspired by any one of them; but he had no conception of the possibility of knowing nothing at all of any school of painting, and of being inspired directly by what is within the soul, without caring whether what is painted will belong to any recognized school.
  • Vronsky appreciated this desire not only to please, but to serve him, which had become the sole aim of her existence, but at the same time he wearied of the loving snares in which she tried to hold him fast.
  • After Vassenka had several times over expressed his appreciation of this delightful sleeping place among the fragrant hay, this delightful broken cart (he supposed it to be broken because the shafts had been taken out), of the good nature of the peasants that had treated him to vodka, of the dogs who lay at the feet of their respective masters, Oblonsky began telling them of a delightful shooting party at Malthus’s, where he had stayed the previous summer.
  • "Darya Alexandrovna," he said dryly, "I appreciate your confidence in me; I believe you are making a mistake.
  • He listened, and heard in a strange, mad whisper words repeated: "I did not appreciate it, did not make enough of it.
  • "Wasn’t it you (and didn’t we all appreciate it in you?

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as in: I appreciate her efforts. Define
to recognize the value or importance of and/or: to be grateful for
as in: I appreciate the complexities Define
to understand a situation-often one with important complications
as in: We hope our home will appreciate Define
to increase in value
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