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appraise
used in
Gone with the Wind
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appraise
Used in
Gone with the Wind
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  • He stood beside her on the landing, his eyes appraising her carelessly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was dark of face, swarthy as a pirate, and his eyes were as bold and black as any pirate's appraising a galleon to be scuttled or a maiden to be ravished.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was never that cool look of appraisal, never mockery in his eyes, when he looked at Melanie; and there was an especial note in his voice when he spoke to her, courteous, respectful, anxious to be of service.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Instead, Scarlett looked over the foot of the bed each day, appraising their improvement with a hateful new gleam in her slanting green eyes and talked about making beds, preparing food, carrying water buckets and splitting kindling.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: appraised value of
as in: appraise the situation
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