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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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The children with CHARGE syndrome communicated in numerous ways, both receptively and expressively.
Comprehension is always measured receptively with multiple choice or true/false activities.
In essence, it argues that to make the most of lucky accidents in business it's important to keep an open mind, listen receptively and be willing to make mistakes.
Receptive Language : By the conclusion of the 10-week period, CM reached established criterion levels (80%) for following two-step directives and receptively identifying colors, nouns, verbs, adjectives and prepositions by pointing to the symbol representing the words on fixed and dynamic displays.
The compassionate gaze cultivates our capacity for attention, sharpens our vision, stimulates all of our senses, mobilizes all of our energies; in short, it makes us receptively active, i.
to 'look' in this sense, means to open one's eyes receptively to whatever offers itself to one's vision, and the things seen enter into us, so to speak, without calling for any effort or strain on our part to possess them" (31).
Hull and Blackburn are now 16th and 17th receptively, both three points above the drop zone and with the same goal difference.
And where on Roy Kelly's earth would you find the audience to listen receptively to that?
This knowing occurs in thinking deeply about daily life, perhaps receptively, perhaps poetically, perhaps intuitively.
Further, we attempt to check whether an increase in the number of hours of exposure to the target language implies a gain in the amount of words learners know receptively.
When people read the Bible receptively and intuitively, they found that it gave them intimations of transcendence.
Listening intently and receptively to what others say.

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