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That this dramatist was the only one whose homage was well-received and presence ever welcome to her, there is no dispute.

After a few friendly and well-received remarks on general subjects, he laid his card by her hand on the counter.

The name was well-received by both sides, and all seemed en train for a satisfactory settlement.

WORD ORIGIN

"generally accepted as true or good," mid-15c., past participle adjective from receive. Thomas Browne called such notions receptaries (1646).

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