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 Meanings and Examples of RECEPTIVE
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receptive
 a.  quick or willing to receive ideas, suggestions; capable of receiving
Classic Sentence: (122 in 9 pages)
1  She questioned him intelligently, she heard him submissively; and, prepared for the look of lassitude which usually crept over his listeners' faces, he grew eloquent under her receptive gaze.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
2  In Natasha's receptive condition of soul this prayer affected her strongly.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XVIII
3  Yes, the appointment of a new Governor-General, coupled with the rumours described and the reception of the two serious documents above-mentioned, had left manifest traces upon the features of every one present.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER X
4  It was clear that order reigned supreme in the house; everything was clean, everywhere there was a peculiar delicate fragrance, just as there is in the reception rooms of ministers.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
5  I admit with all my heart that I have never got such a good reception anywhere.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT IV
6  With these words she greeted Prince Vasili Kuragin, a man of high rank and importance, who was the first to arrive at her reception.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I
7  Pierre had been educated abroad, and this reception at Anna Pavlovna's was the first he had attended in Russia.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
8  Anna Pavlovna's reception was in full swing.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III
9  It was, in fact, solely to meet Prince Vasili that she had obtained an invitation to Anna Pavlovna's reception and had sat listening to the vicomte's story.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
10  The magnificent reception room was crowded.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
11  From the passage they went into a large, dimly lit room adjoining the count's reception room.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII
12  They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII
13  There was now no one in the reception room except Prince Vasili and the eldest princess, who were sitting under the portrait of Catherine the Great and talking eagerly.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV
14  He looked inquiringly at his monitress and saw that she was again going on tiptoe to the reception room where they had left Prince Vasili and the eldest princess.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV
15  The members of the household were all gathered in the reception hall: Michael Ivanovich, Mademoiselle Bourienne, Princess Mary, and the little princess.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
16  I'll meet you by the main reception desk.
17  You can leave a message with reception.
18  The President had a hostile reception in Ohio this morning.
19  Would the owner of the black Mercedes parked in front of the gates please report to reception.
20  The new hospital was ready for the reception of its first patients.
21  All visitors must report to reception.
22  New security measures require all visitors to sign in at reception and wear a visitor's badge.
23  He was a security guard before he was made up to reception manager.
24  A series of yellow arrows pointed the way to reception.
25  It was a lavish reception as befitted a visitor of her status.
26  Such views will not have a favorable reception.
27  They complain that the monstrous edifices interfere with television reception.
28  The outdoor wedding reception had to be moved indoors to avoid the intermittent showers that fell on and off all afternoon.
29  She did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors.
30  Disliking the cloying sweetness of standard wedding cakes, Jody and Tom chose to have homemade carrot cake at the reception.