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hospitable
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
welcoming
in various senses, including:
  • inclined to treat guests well — as in "She is good-natured and hospitable."
  • favorable to life and growth — as in "The climate is hospitable to roses."
  • open to new ideas or change — as in "The organization is hospitable to new ideas."
  • I had asked him the question inhospitably enough, for I resented the sort of bright and gratified recognition that still shone in his face.
    Chapter 39 (20% in)
  • There was an inhospitable smell in the room, of cold soot and hot dust; and, as I looked up into the corners of the tester over my head, I thought what a number of blue-bottle flies from the butchers', and earwigs from the market, and grubs from the country, must be holding on up there, lying by for next summer.
    Chapter 45 (10% in)

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