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Show one's appreciation (4 letter answer)

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The answer CLAP is seen frequently, appearing about once every 130 puzzles.

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CLAP as a noun:

1. (bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam) = a sudden very loud noise
2. (gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap) = a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
3. (clack, clap) = a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated

CLAP as a verb:

1. put quickly or forcibly; "The judge clapped him in jail"
2. cause to strike the air in flight; "The big bird clapped its wings"
3. (applaud, clap, spat, acclaim) = clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
4. (clap, spat) = clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"
5. strike the air in flight; "the wings of the birds clapped loudly"
6. strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
7. strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise; "clap two boards together"