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appreciate
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The Fountainhead
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  • No one could tell whether it was esthetic appreciation or hatred of his mother or both.
  • It takes a person of courage to appreciate this.

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  • But Francon could not appreciate the triumph he was the first ever to achieve; he recognized only the insult.
  • If you must feel—no, not gratitude, gratitude is such an embarrassing word—but, shall we say, appreciation?
  • You don’t know how to appreciate what you’ve got.
  • I know I shouldn’t be, because children don’t appreciate it nowadays, but I can’t help it.
  • Oh, Mother, you know that I appreciate it!
  • You don’t appreciate yourself.
  • Well, I certainly thought you’d appreciate the opportunity.
  • But only the fines’ spirit can appreciate it, Peter.

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  • The tenants of the Dana Building said that they would not exchange it for any structure on earth; they appreciated the light, the air, the beautiful logic of the plan in their halls and offices.
  • We appreciate it.
  • It would be wise to go on appreciating it.
  • To appreciate Peter as he should be appreciated, let’s follow up a comparison.
  • Thomas L. Foster, noted philanthropist, had died and had left, among larger bequests, the modest sum of one hundred thousand dollars to Ellsworth M. Toohey, "my friend and spiritual guide—in appreciation of his noble mind and true devotion to humanity."
  • Alvah Scarret appreciated the fact that Toohey did not try to reach into his field, into the important matters of policy.
  • They smiled and seemed sincere in their efforts to approach him as a friend, to express appreciation, to display good will and cordial interest.
  • Grocers and deck hands had not appreciated Gail Wynand; politicians did.
  • Every artist needs appreciation—and there’s nobody to compliment you, since nobody knows what you’re doing, but Roark and me, and he won’t thank you.
  • Hopton Stoddard glowed in appreciation—in appreciation of the clairvoyant wisdom of Ellsworth Toohey who was always right.
  • Hopton Stoddard glowed in appreciation—in appreciation of the clairvoyant wisdom of Ellsworth Toohey who was always right.
  • As a token of appreciation, I have a present for you.
  • It sounded like a laugh of appreciation.
  • She thought of that once, and she glanced at him, a glance of appreciation that was almost gentle.
  • To appreciate Peter as he should be appreciated, let’s follow up a comparison.
  • If you were not involved as you are, you’d be the one person who’d appreciate the spectacle.
  • You’re such a rare treat—a victim who can appreciate the artistry of its own execution….
  • Once…once I told a woman that she didn’t appreciate what people like us did for trash like her.
  • I hate your having been able to appreciate it.
  • I appreciate compliments, Mr. Wynand, but I’m not conceited enough to think that we must talk about my wife.
  • I’ll appreciate it if you will now make no comment of any kind.
  • I appreciate it, Ellsworth.
  • I appreciate it.
  • The line of her arm, when she raised a crystal goblet of water to her lips, was as perfect as the lines of the silver candelabra produced by a matchless talent—and Wynand observed it with the same appreciation.
  • "The public appreciates good human-interest stuff," said Lancelot Clokey, looking angrily into his glass.
  • Of course, I understand what you feel just now and I appreciate it.
  • Your poor but unwashed tenants won’t be able to appreciate the finer points of architectural art.
  • I’m sure he’d appreciate it if he saw it.
  • I’d have sworn I’d played badminton since I was two years old and how it’s the game of kings and earls and it takes a soul of rare distinction to appreciate it and by the time he’d put me to the test I’d have made it my business to play like an earl, too.
  • "Please, Ellsworth…here…take this…for a good cause…for the Workshop of Social Study…or for anything you wish…you know best…for a good cause…" Toohey held the check with the tips of his fingers, like a soiled penny, bent his head to one side, pursing his lips in appreciation, and tossed the check on his desk.

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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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