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appreciate
used in Lonesome Dove

23 uses
  • Augustus, however, listened with appreciation.
    Chapters 93-94 (54% in)
  • The man never wasted five minutes appreciating himself; it would have meant losing five minutes off whatever job he had decided he wanted to get done that day.
    Chapters 1-2 (22% in)
  • Us old folks appreciate whetting just as much as the young, or maybe more.
    Chapters 1-2 (71% in)
  • He had an appreciation of such things, being the owner of a fine Bowie knife himself.
    Chapters 1-2 (71% in)
  • He said it with as much gravity as he could muster, since Xavier appreciated a certain formality.
    Chapters 3-4 (58% in)
  • One thing Dish prided himself on was his skill at driving a buggy; it occurred to him that since Lorena seemed to spend most of her time cooped up in the Dry Bean, she might appreciate a buggy ride along the river in a smart buggy, if such a creature could be found in Lonesome Dove.
    Chapters 5-6 (33% in)
  • But it was Jake's luck that most of the men who saw him make the shot were raw boys too, with not enough judgment to appreciate how lucky a thing it was.
    Chapters 5-6 (89% in)
  • It galled Augustus severely that no one appreciated the fact that he had thought to write a Latin motto on a sign that all visitors could see as they rode in, though in fact those riding in took as little note of it as those already in, perhaps because getting to Lonesome Dove was such a hot, exhausting business.
    Chapters 7-8 (65% in)
  • " Newt thought it extremely clever of Dish to come out with such a remark, but Chick clearly didn't appreciate the cleverness.
    Chapters 7-8 (75% in)
  • Pea Eye, who liked to take life one simple step at a time, had not appreciated the subtleties of the situation.
    Chapters 7-8 (77% in)
  • Call don't appreciate Jake's restful qualities like you and me do.
    Chapters 17-18 (29% in)
  • They don't always appreciate convenience.
    Chapters 23-24 (49% in)
  • If he could just see such a dawn again he would know how to appreciate it.
    Chapters 30-31 (95% in)
  • He was quite hungry and would have appreciated a good hunk of bacon or a chop of some kind.
    Chapters 36-37 (50% in)
  • It gave her a power he didn't appreciate, otherwise he would never have been talked into a trip that was little more than absurd.
    Chapters 40-41 (32% in)
  • Only you don't understand that, because you don't appreciate women.
    Chapters 44-45 (17% in)
  • "You don't appreciate a professional when you see one.
    Chapters 74-74 (75% in)
  • She knew he appreciated her as she appreciated him.
    Chapters 75-76 (42% in)
  • She knew he appreciated her as she appreciated him.
    Chapters 75-76 (42% in)
  • Clara regretted not changing blouses—Gus had always appreciated her appearance.
    Chapters 87-88 (16% in)
  • "He'll do what he's told, mostly, and I've come to appreciate that quality in a man.
    Chapters 87-88 (56% in)
  • "I've a ruined leg and would appreciate it if someone would locate me a medical man quick.
    Chapters 95-96 (30% in)
  • "They forget they won't be alive to appreciate the things they ask people to do for them.
    Chapters 97-98 (14% in)

There are no more uses of "appreciate" in Lonesome Dove.

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