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hospitable
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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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 lit their candles to go upstairs, but Diana had first to give hospitable orders respecting the driver; this done, both followed me.
    Chapter 34 (23% in)
  • Rather an inhospitable question to put to a visitor; but since you ask it, I answer simply to have a little talk with you; I got tired of my mute books and empty rooms.
    Chapter 33 (6% in)

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