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approbation
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

2 uses
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Definition
approval - often official
  • He has certainly a very marked influence over her, for I have seen her continually glance at him as she talked as if seeking approbation for what she said.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (28% in)
  • One would imagine that such a match would be very welcome to Stapleton, and yet I have more than once caught a look of the strongest disapprobation in his face when Sir Henry has been paying some attention to his sister.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (42% in)

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