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  • She dimmed them, sat down in the armchair, patting the upholstery, appreciating the chair’s regal heaviness for this occasion.
  • Now, there was a man who appreciated the power of bravura — even in death, the Reverend Mother thought.

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  • "And, if you’d be so kind," the Duke said, "I’d appreciate an explanation of the suit from one who lives so intimately with it."
  • And the Emperor will appreciate my cleverness in preserving the lives of our mutual force.
  • The wisdom of seeding the known universe with a prophecy pattern for the protection of B.G. personnel has long been appreciated, but never have we seen a condition-ut-extremis with more ideal mating of person and preparation.
  • There’ve been times I’d have appreciated your arm beside me.
  • They say: ’Be prepared to appreciate what you meet.’
  • Even the hawks could appreciate these facts.
  • The Houses Minor behind them, sheep-faced and responsive, laughed with just the right tone of appreciation, but the sound carried a note of discord as it collided with the sudden blast of motors that came to them when pages threw open the outer doors, revealing the line of ground cars, their guidon pennants whipping in a breeze.
  • (And Paul recalled how the faces of the people around them had showed appreciation for these words.

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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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