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appraise
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The House of Mirth
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appraise
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • He had his race's accuracy in the appraisal of values, and to be seen walking down the platform at the crowded afternoon hour in the company of Miss Lily Bart would have been money in his pocket, as he might himself have phrased it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was a plump rosy man of the blond Jewish type, with smart London clothes fitting him like upholstery, and small sidelong eyes which gave him the air of appraising people as if they were bric-a-brac.  (not reviewed by editor)

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