Usage examples for Appropriating

  1. This done he took up a position behind Mrs. Bindle, bent his knees and proceeded to fix it on his head, appropriating to his own use such portion of the mirror as could be seen beneath Mrs. Bindle's left arm. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. He had settled himself beside her now, his appropriating eyes still taking in her beauty. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith