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appreciate
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

3 uses
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Definition
to recognize the value or importance of

and/or:

to be grateful for
  • We couldn't do without Katczinsky; he has a sixth sense. There are such people everywhere but one does not appreciate it at first.
    Chapter 3 (10% in)
appreciate = recognize the value or importance of
  • Haie beams, proud that his girl should receive so much appreciation.
    Chapter 6 (76% in)
  • appreciation = enjoyment

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • In order to make at least some show of appreciation I toss off the beer in one gulp.
    Chapter 7 (61% in)
appreciation = gratitude

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
There are no more uses of "appreciate" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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