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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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unspecified meaning
  • Women have no appreciation of good looks; at least, good women have not.
  • They are all men of some intellectual power, and consequently they all appreciate me.

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  • Your portrait of him has quickened his appreciation of the personal appearance of other people.
  • "I am glad you appreciate my work at last, Dorian," said the painter, coldly, when he had recovered from his surprise.
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  • I am afraid that women appreciate cruelty, downright cruelty, more than anything else.
  • He was an extremely clever young man, though he had no real appreciation of the visible arts, and whatever little sense of the beauty of poetry he possessed he had gained entirely from Dorian.

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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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