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    Using the Right Word: appraise, apprise

    Friday, August 07, 2009

    Appraise means "to estimate the worth of something." Apprise means "to inform."

    The man appraised the house at $150,000 and apprised the owners of its worth.

    (From Write for Business, page 225, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 37)