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receptive
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The House of Mirth
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  • She questioned him intelligently, she heard him submissively; and, prepared for the look of lassitude which usually crept over his listeners’ faces, he grew eloquent under her receptive gaze.

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

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