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appraise
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The House of Mirth
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  • 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.
  • 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.

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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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