(v. t.) To set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value.
(v. t.) To raise the value of; to increase the market price of; -- opposed to depreciate.
(v. t.) To be sensible of; to distinguish.
(v. i.) To rise in value. [See note under Rise, v. i.]
(1) There was appreciable variation in toothbrush wear among subjects, some reducing their brush to a poor state in 2 weeks whereas with others the brush was rated as "good" after 10 weeks.
(2) Although solely nociresponsive neurons are clearly likely to fill a role in the processing and signalling of pain in the conscious central nervous system, the way in which such useful specificity could be conveyed by multireceptive neurons is difficult to appreciate.
(3) Once the normal variations are mastered, appreciation of retinal, choroidal, optic nerve, and vitreal abnormalities is possible.
(4) Grisham said she and other aides had not been aware of the trip and “appreciate everyone’s understanding”.
(5) The results suggest that involucrin-like proteins have a wider species distribution than originally appreciated.
(6) The independent but combined use of both antigens, appreciably raises the diagnostic success percentage with regard to that obtained when only one tumour marker was used.
(7) In assessing damaged nets and curtains it must be recognised that anything less than the best vector control may have no appreciable impact on holoendemic malaria.
(8) Furthermore, the AMDP-3 scale and its manual constitute a remarkable teaching instrument for psychopathology, not always enough appreciated.
(9) In retrospect, this parotid disease has similarity to the sonographic finding of Sjögren's syndrome, except for the finding of cervical adenopathy, an observation not previously appreciated.
(10) The rates of oxidation of various substrates and the acceptor control ratios did not differ appreciably between the two types of mitochondria.
(11) Faecal excretion of T3 declined appreciably relative to that of T4.
(12) During ischaemia M1 stretch responses showed a more rapid and pronounced decline than did M2 responses and were abolished before voluntary power was appreciably affected.
(13) No appreciable fusion of vesicles by apocytochrome c is observed.
(14) For Burroughs, who had been publishing ground-breaking books for 20 years without much appreciable financial return, it was association with fame and the music industry, as well as the possible benefits: a wider readership, film hook-ups and more money.
(15) and the turnover of (22)Na in this fluid it does not appreciably affect the turnover of (22)Na in the brain tissue of either rat or rabbit, the small inhibition observed being probably secondary to the effects on the c.s.f.3.
(16) PTH, an inducer of shape change, did not affect the number of gap junctions appreciably.
(17) He speeded the process of decolonisation, and was the first British prime minister to appreciate that Britain's future lay with Europe.
(18) Only the pyroglutamyl-AMC derivative was appreciably hydrolysed.
(19) Diminished pressor responsiveness was considered to be due to concurrent reduction of central sympathetic vasomotor activity, because sympathetic nerve responses to hypothalamic stimulation were appreciably lessened in tripamide-treated SHR.
(20) Gynaecological and neurological lesions are reaffirmed as important causes and pathology within the urinary tract is found to be a more frequent component that is usually appreciated.
(v. t.) To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer; to desire the removal of; to seek deliverance from; to express deep regret for; to disapprove of strongly.
(1) "I cannot tell you how I should deprecate anything leading to the publication of these letters," she clucked to her publisher.
(2) Low degrees of role interference is likewise disconcerting to persons but in the absence of an external target for aggression may lead to self deprecation and ultimately suicide.
(3) Despite the sometimes self-deprecating shtick – in sharp contrast to Putin's self-mythologising antics – there remains disquiet about what Navalny really represents, behind the caustic put-downs and cool persona.
(4) Stone’s depiction of himself in his book tallies well with Bilton’s: self-deprecating, a peacemaker, but also someone who gets things done.
(5) Her newspaper profiles over the years are peppered with self-deprecating references to her sporting ruthlessness: her constant mentions of her selfishness and egotism; her win-at-all-costs, only-gold-medals-matter mentality; or the time she flung her helmet at her boyfriend in frustration after losing a race.
(6) This was a galaxy-spanning utopia whose name was chosen for its self-deprecating modesty, rather than something grandiose like the Federation or the Empire.
(7) He reads out deprecating messages: "Loving the show, even the little mistakes," "Sounds like you're on some ITV sitcom in the 80s."
(8) But this was still very much hero worship, northern-style: the 100 or so Werder Bremen fans stood in orderly rows in the Bremen airport arrivals hall in early September, strictly behind the barrier, of course, and many of them carried smiles that were equal parts genuine, childlike excitement and self-deprecating mocking of their own genuine, childlike excitement, a way to cope with the sense of wonderment: are we really here?
(9) Johnson is the master-builder of that image, deflecting every lie, every gaffe, dishonesty and U-turn with some self-deprecating metaphor: calling his feigned indecision “veering all over the place like a shopping trolley” was worth a world of worthy platitudes.
(10) But he uses what he learned from Rantzen: she taught him, he said somewhat self-deprecatingly, the “tricks of trash journalism.
(11) Whether she's pitching her own feminist rap video or reading us her cautionary rewrite of The Ugly Duckling, her self-deprecating anecdotal style invites us to laugh at her middle-class embarrassment while she slips some important truths past.
(12) Like Diana, Prince Philip has tended to be self-deprecating on the subject of his education ("I am one of those ignorant bastards who never went to a university").
(13) The use of AAS as ergogenic drugs must be deprecated because of their marginal effects, the risks of side effects and the unsporting, unethical aspects.
(14) Now the self-deprecating circular is fashionable, and we've had a few this year.
(15) Linked with a self-deprecating acknowledgement that our own fallibility and imperfection is likely to be exposed, we at least introduce a modicum of suspicion to our consumption of dominant media and political narratives.
(16) When the intensity of the noise increased to 70 and 75dB SPL, speech discrimination scores by both devices deprecated together with consistent difference (P less than 0.01).
(17) Cat videos aside, there’s an unspoken war going on – who can be the funniest, who can be the cleverest, who has the most amusingly self-deprecating hangover.
(18) For all the shared self-deprecating glee, nobody really knows what to expect.
(19) Briers, always the most modest and self-deprecating of actors, and the sweetest of men, relished the review, happy to claim a place in the light comedians' gallery of his knighted idols Charles Hawtrey, Gerald du Maurier and Noël Coward.
(20) Polypharmacy is deprecated and either an aminoglycoside or a cephalosporin forms the mainstay of therapy.