Expressing approbation commending as an approving look
- the formal work of approving
- expressing or manifesting compliments or approval
- of Approve
- revealing approbation; commending; as, an approving laugh.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Approve
- (a.) Expressing approbation; commending; because, an approving smile.
He appointed Cola di Rienzo to a civil position at Rome, and, although at first approving the establishment of the tribunate, he later sent a legate who excommunicated Rienzo and, with the help of the aristocratic faction, drove him from the city (December 1347).