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appraise
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Gone with the Wind
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  • 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.
  • 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.

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  • 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.
  • He stood beside her on the landing, his eyes appraising her carelessly.

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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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