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  • He moved a chair for her, but when she sat down he did not cross to sit behind his desk, he stood studying her professionally, appraisingly.
  • But to bring that same intellectual manner to the appraisal of someone like Roark….

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  • But he sat down on the edge of the crumpled bed and slumped forward, his glance like a sensitive scale weighing Roark’s features, impertinent in its open action of appraisal.
  • Toohey stood looking at him; Toohey’s hands had slipped negligently into his trouser pockets, making his jacket flare out over his thin hips; he seemed to teeter faintly on his small feet; his eyes were attentive in enigmatic appraisal.
  • She felt a desire to let him carry her—a feeling of confidence without appraisal, not a happy confidence, but confidence.

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as in: appraised value of Define
place a value on or judge the worth of something
as in: appraise the situation Define
evaluate (consider in a comprehensive way)
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