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receptive
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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  • He was, my mother knew, quite unreceptive on the subject of Gravesend Academy.
    p. 28.7
  • It was apparently enough revenge upon the Catholics to be sending Owen there; either the added defiance of his own attendance was unnecessary, or else Mr. Meany had suffered such an outrage at the hands of the Catholic authorities that he was rendered unreceptive to the teachings of any church.
    p. 28.7

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