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  • The intrepid treasure-seeker walked round it, and, selecting the spot from whence it appeared most susceptible to attack, placed his lever in one of the crevices, and strained every nerve to move the mass.
  • Haidee’s nervous system is delicately organized, and she is peculiarly susceptible to the odors even of flowers—nay, there are some which cause her to faint if brought into her presence.
  • He is very susceptible.
  • "But if your excellency doubt my veracity"— "Signor Pastrini," returned Franz, "you are more susceptible than Cassandra, who was a prophetess, and yet no one believed her; while you, at least, are sure of the credence of half your audience.

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  • susceptible to colds
  • Not being susceptible to contradicting evidence, it is not a testable hypothesis.
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