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hospitable
used in Middlemarch

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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."
  • But he wished to repress outward signs, and only Dorothea could discern the changes in her husband's face before he observed with more of dignified bending and sing-song than usual— "You are exceedingly hospitable, my dear sir; and I owe you acknowledgments for exercising your hospitality towards a relative of mine."
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (7% in)

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