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receptive
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  • II She found no inspiration but she did find a dependable kindness in Mrs. Westlake, and at last she yielded to the old woman’s receptivity and had relief in sobbing the story of Bea.
  • But to have him isolated here all his receptive years—— "And so to bed.

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  • Congress is receptive of the President’s proposals.
  • She is receptive to reasonable arguments.

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