appreciatively appreciatively  /ə ˈpri ʃi ˌeɪ tɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with appreciation; in a grateful manner

Usage(s):

  1. Secretary of the Treasury John Snyder and Postmaster General Jesse Donaldson beat time, grinning appreciatively.
  2. The narratives are ever willing to stop in their circuitous tracks and wait appreciatively for an eccentric character to idle on by.
  3. But he soon appeared in the classroom and listened appreciatively as the children went through their reading drill.

News

  • OU to extend Bob Stoops' contract through 2020

    Earlier this week at Big 12 Media Days, Bob Stoops talked appreciatively about his 15-year tenure at Oklahoma. He boasted of the administrative support he has received, and all of the players who have put him within eight victories of Barry Switzer's all-time OU record.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

Quotes

  • Voltaire, Zinsser notes, wrote about her "both appreciatively and deprecatingly."
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Voltaire Source: New York Times

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