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appreciate
used in Animal Farm

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
I appreciate her efforts.
Definition
to recognize the value or importance of

and/or:

to be grateful for
  • 'Comrades,' he said, 'I trust that every animal here appreciates the sacrifice that Comrade Napoleon has made in taking this extra labor upon himself.'
    p. 55.3
appreciates = recognizes the value of and is grateful for
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2  —1 use as in:
I appreciate the complexities
Definition
to understand a situation-often one with important complications
  • You do not appreciate, comrade, the mighty thing that we have done.
    p. 105.7
appreciate = understand
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