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Word: apprise

Definition: inform


Sentences Containing 'apprise'

However, Monte Cristo only made a sign to apprise Ali, who, understanding that danger was approaching from the other side, drew nearer to his master.
In compliance with the standing order of his commander--to report immediately, and at any one of the twenty-four hours, any decided change in the affairs of the deck,--Starbuck had no sooner trimmed the yards to the breeze--however reluctantly and gloomily,--than he mechanically went below to apprise Captain Ahab of the circumstance.
You will have sufficient time before fiveo'clock; despatch a messenger to apprise the grooms at the first station.
``Exactly what I wish for; I will apprise my mother of my intention, and return to you.''
``Half an hour will suffice to apprise them; will you go for them yourself, or shall you send?''
``M. Morrel,''said Chateau Renaud,``will you apprise the Count of Monte Cristo that M. de Morcerf is arrived, and we are at his disposal?''
``You are right; it is not you who should apprise M. Danglars, it is I.''``Do not do so, reverend sir.''

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