appraising

adjective
exercising or involving careful evaluations
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looked him over with an appraising eye

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the literary judge uses many evaluative terms

Syn: ↑evaluative
Similar to: ↑critical
Derivationally related forms: ↑evaluate (for: ↑evaluative)

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