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- v. To bask in the sun
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To bask in the sun.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bask in the sun.
- To expose to sunlight.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
While "appricate" may not be a word, it's closer to "apricate" which apparently is--thank you dictionary.com! than "appreciate".
I deem it for the mind to apricate in the shelter of epistolary confidence, were it not that a considerable, I might even say a large, number of individuals in this parish expect from their pastor some publick expression of sentiment at this crisis.
No longer were social parties the old heraldic solemnities [Footnote 4] enjoined by red letters in the almanac, in which the chief objects were to discharge some arrear of ceremonious debt, or to ventilate old velvets, or to _apricate_ and refresh old gouty systems and old traditions of feudal ostentation, which both alike suffered and grew smoke-dried under too rigorous a seclusion.
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