APPRECIATIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APPRECIATIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  showing to understand how good something is
 a.  being grateful for something
Classic Sentence: (128 in 9 pages)
1  They did not like the dark shade of the thickets hedging the pasture creek, and they twitched their ears at Scarlett as if appreciative of human companionship.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
2  But they don't make 'em any more appreciative and so on.'
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
3  Colin's face was thoughtful and appreciative.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  As the six evenings had dwindled away, to five, to four, to three, to two, I had become more and more appreciative of the society of Joe and Biddy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIX
5  He was looking at her with an odd, flickering smile, faintly sensual and appreciative.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
6  He was very genial and very appreciative of what we had done, and took off our hands all cares as to details.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
7  Boris smiled circumspectly, so that it might be taken as ironical or appreciative according to the way the joke was received.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII
8  From these no appreciable beams now radiated, except when a more than usually smart gust brushed over their faces and raised a fitful glow which came and went like the blush of a girl.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
9  Strangers who had heard of many such cases now merely heard of one more; but immediately where a blow falls no previous imaginings amount to appreciable preparation for it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
10  Kennicott's rival gasped at this insult to professional ethics, and he took an appreciable second before he recovered his social manner.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
11  When the Irish Revival began to be appreciable Mrs. Kearney determined to take advantage of her daughter's name and brought an Irish teacher to the house.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A MOTHER
12  Fifty years ago the ability of Negro students in any appreciable numbers to master a modern college course would have been difficult to prove.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
13  "I do appreciate good advice so much," said Scarlett, with all the sarcasm she could muster.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
14  Just compare me with those rag-tags over there and you'll appreciate me more.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
15  Now I appreciate your hesitance in discussing the matter with me.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
Example Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
16  I'm not an expert, but I appreciate fine works of art.
17  Take a few minutes to appreciate what you have and how far you've come.
18  The film is only funny if you appreciate French humour.
19  You can't fully appreciate foreign literature in translation.
20  They appreciate all the creature comforts of home.
21  It is important to appreciate the wider impact and implications of this proposal.
22  In time you'll appreciate the beauty and subtlety of this language.
23  To appreciate what these changes will mean, it is necessary to look at them in context.
24  I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't mention it.
25  So now you know your real objective, and can appreciate the vital importance of this mission.
26  The sound quality was poor so we couldn't fully appreciate the music.
27  Perhaps, when you've heard me out, you'll appreciate the reason for secrecy.
28  They didn't seem to appreciate the magnitude of the problem.
29  The second aspect which can be noted is the reluctance of government sometimes to appreciate or accept possible resource implications.
30  We would appreciate it if you would send us.