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hospitable
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Wuthering Heights
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  • I ejaculated, mentally, ’you deserve perpetual isolation from your species for your churlish inhospitality.
  • ’What the devil is the matter?’ he asked, eyeing me in a manner that I could ill endure, after this inhospitable treatment.
  • ’I’m not going to endure the persecutions of your hospitable ancestors again.
  • You’ll not be surprised, Ellen, at my feeling particularly cheerless, seated in worse than solitude on that inhospitable hearth, and remembering that four miles distant lay my delightful home, containing the only people I loved on earth; and there might as well be the Atlantic to part us, instead of those four miles: I could not overpass them!
  • We reached the threshold; Catherine walked in, and I stood waiting till she had conducted the invalid to a chair, expecting her out immediately; when Mr. Heathcliff, pushing me forward, exclaimed — ’My house is not stricken with the plague, Nelly; and I have a mind to be hospitable to-day: sit down, and allow me to shut the door.’

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  • a good-natured and hospitable man
  • a hospitable environment

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