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Sensitive or responsive to stimulus.


/re·cep·tive/ (re-cep´tiv) capable of receiving or of responding to a stimulus.


a. Receiving or ready to receive penetration in sexual intercourse.
b. Receiving or ready to receive male gametes or nuclei during sexual reproduction: a receptive hypha; receptive stigmas.

re·cep′tive·ly adv.
re·cep′tive·ness, re′cep·tiv′i·ty n.
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whether students respond receptively or give written or oral responses to prompts.
A fourth aspect, which is inextricably linked to these skills, is having the confidence to use the FL both productively (speaking and writing) and receptively (listening and reading).
The child understands and uses words, both receptively (pointing to named objects) and expressively (saying words).
Their efforts have expanded beyond the retail floor to catalog and Internet presentations as younger, Web-friendly shoppers eye the RTA category more receptively than previous generations.
He has been age-appropriate, expressively and receptively, for years.
Listens intently and receptively, seeking to clarify the group's will.
Another two larger apartments of 1,717 sq ft are available on the 18th and 17th floors, priced receptively at pounds 646,500 and pounds 626,500.
The ADA defines a qualified sign language interpreter as someone "who is able to interpret effectively, accurately and impartially both receptively and expressively, using any necessary specialized vocabulary.
One might experience gardening actively, "working" in the garden, or receptively, "playing" in the garden.
Fortunately, every leader's style can be honed to send messages that people will listen to receptively.
are the vectors of autoregessive component in the first differences and error-correction components, receptively.
While I don't yet have a blueprint for pulling that off, I do know that taking popular culture seriously in this way -- listening critically but receptively -- is the proper stance for a church seeking partnership with the world.

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