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hospitable
used in King Lear

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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."
  • Naughty lady, These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin Will quicken, and accuse thee: I am your host: With robber's hands my hospitable favours You should not ruffle thus.
    3.7 — Act 3 Scene 7 — A Room in Gloster's Castle (37% in)

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