Appraisively

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appraise (əˈpreɪz)
 
vb
1.  to assess the worth, value, or quality of
2.  to make a valuation of, as for taxation purposes
 
[C15: from Old French aprisier, from prisier to prize²]
 
usage  Appraise is sometimes wrongly used where apprise is meant: they had been apprised (not appraised) of my arrival
 
ap'praisable
 
adj
 
ap'praiser
 
n
 
ap'praisingly
 
adv
 
ap'praisive
 
adj
 
ap'praisively
 
adv

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