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Appraiser   /əprˈeɪzər/   Listen

One who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things.  Synonym: valuator.
One who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity.  Synonym: authenticator.

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"Appraiser" Quotes from Famous Books

... the peaceful Don Diego and his salary of three pesetas as court painter, which he received only at rare intervals; of his glorious name figuring among those of jesters and barbers in the list of members of the king's household, forced to accept the office of appraiser of masonry to improve his situation, of the shame and humiliation of his last years in order to gain the Cross of Santiago, denying as a crime before the tribunal of the Orders that he had received money for his pictures, declaring ...
— Woman Triumphant - (La Maja Desnuda) • Vicente Blasco Ibanez

... lawyer, or conveyancer, should dispose of so great a matter by a month's work. But something approaching to a settlement might be made. A sum might be named as a minimum. And a compact might be made, subject to the arbitration of a sworn appraiser. A sum was named. The matter was carried so far, that Ralph was told that he could sign away all his rights by the middle of September,—sign away the entire property,—and have his pockets filled with ample funds for the Moonbeam, and all other delights. He might pay ...
— Ralph the Heir • Anthony Trollope

Words linked to "Appraiser" :   valuer, art, judge, critic, evaluator, artistic creation, authenticator, artistic production, appraise

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