appreciatively adv
"My investments are worth more every day," said Tom appreciatively.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • appreciatively — adv. Appreciatively is used with these verbs: ↑murmur, ↑nod, ↑sniff …   Collocations dictionary

  • appreciatively — adv. in an appreciative manner, thankfully, gratefully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Appreciatively — Appreciative Ap*pre ci*a*tive, a. Having or showing a just or ready appreciation or perception; as, an appreciative audience. {Ap*pre ci*a*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appreciative — appreciatively, adv. appreciativeness, n. /euh pree sheuh tiv, shee euh , shee ay /, adj. feeling or showing appreciation: an appreciative audience at the concert. [1690 1700; APPRECIATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • appreciate v — appreciatively adv, wonderful adj …   English expressions

  • appreciative — [[t]əpri͟ːʃətɪv[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED An appreciative reaction or comment shows the enjoyment that you are getting from something. There is a murmur of appreciative laughter... Mrs Hastings eyes grow warmer and more appreciative with my every word.… …   English dictionary

  • appreciative — ap|pre|cia|tive [əˈpri:ʃətıv] adj 1.) feeling or showing that you enjoy something or are pleased about it appreciative audience/crowd appreciative laughter/applause 2.) [not before noun] grateful for something appreciative of ▪ She was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • appreciative — [əˈpriːʃətɪv] adj showing that you are grateful, or that you enjoyed something an appreciative audience[/ex] appreciatively adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • appreciative — [ə prē′shə tiv, ə prē′shē ətiv; ə prē′shē āt΄iv] adj. feeling or showing appreciation appreciatively adv. appreciativeness n …   English World dictionary

  • appreciate — v. 1 tr. a esteem highly; value. b be grateful for (we appreciate your sympathy). c be sensitive to (appreciate the nuances). 2 tr. (often foll. by that + clause) understand; recognize (I appreciate that I may be wrong). 3 a intr. (of property… …   Useful english dictionary

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