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She only waited, receptively, for further communications on the subject of Henrietta and Dick.

The Inspector looked his amazement, and the others sat with receptively blank countenances waiting further disclosures.

I twisted my mustache into two attractive points, shot my cuffs, and glanced at her again, receptively.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Medieval Latin receptivus, from Latin recipere (see receive). Related: Receptivity.

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