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appreciate
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Gone with the Wind
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  • A compliment like that coming from so famous a man as Captain Butler is appreciated.
  • I shall find some other charming lady with green eyes who appreciates my taste.

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  • "I do appreciate good advice so much," said Scarlett, with all the sarcasm she could muster.
  • When her tableau was over, she could not help seeking Rhett’s eyes to see if he had appreciated the pretty picture she made.
  • Just compare me with those rag-tags over there and you’ll appreciate me more.
  • We did it to show our appreciation of his talking the provost guard out of putting us in jail.
  • His clear hand, his accurate figures and his shrewd ability in bargaining won their respect, where a knowledge of literature and a fine appreciation of music, had young Gerald possessed them, would have moved them to snorts of contempt.
  • You are the first respectable citizen who has called on me since my incarceration, and being in jail makes one appreciate friends.
  • Or perhaps he’s learned to appreciate what a jewel of a wife he has?
  • So he still hasn’t enough sense to appreciate Mrs. Wilkes?

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  • Now I appreciate your hesitance in discussing the matter with me.
  • She had not taken the trouble to understand them then, but now they seemed perfectly clear and she wondered if it had been only her youth or plain stupidity which had kept her from appreciating them.
  • Without saying a disloyal word about Suellen, she could tell him she understood how badly her sister had treated him and what good treatment he merited from a woman who really appreciated him.
  • They would have showed their appreciation long ago, had Rhett not acted as if their appreciation were a matter of small moment.
  • Of course I appreciated her! You didn’t.
  • They would have showed their appreciation long ago, had Rhett not acted as if their appreciation were a matter of small moment.
  • I appreciate frankness—and I thank you for it.
  • But you haven’t any imagination and, of course, you can’t appreciate the tortures of people who have one—especially a child.
  • And Kentucky where they appreciate good riders.
  • Most unexpected and it’s to your credit, considering your passion for white trash, that you could appreciate her at last.
  • Mrs. Tarleton rolled her red-brown eyes and sucked in her lower lip in burlesqued appreciation, and the girls cried, "Ma, stop making eyes or we’ll tell Pa!
  • I would appreciate it if you’d say nothing of this to anyone," he said finally.

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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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