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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsusceptiblesus‧cep‧ti‧ble /səˈseptəbəl/ ●○○ adjective  1 likely to suffer from a particular illness or be affected by a particular problemimmunesusceptible to Older people are more susceptible to infections. Soil on the mountain slopes is very susceptible to erosion.2 a susceptible person is easily influenced or attracted by someone or something syn impressionable A lot of TV advertising is aimed at susceptible young children.susceptible to She was very susceptible to flattery.3 susceptible of something
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susceptibleBut this was very much the effect that the Duchess of Argyll always had on susceptible gentlemen.Though this stance protects the groin, it leaves the front foot susceptible to a front sweep.The greatest challenge is strengthening judicial systems, which in some countries have long been susceptible to bribery or political pressure.Younger branches of S. cordifolia are much more susceptible to damage than older branches.Those who place permanent or temporary personnel are more susceptible to layoffs than State job service employment interviewers.The Northeastern markets, though, are more susceptible to severe winter weather.Well-intentioned white allies of black political groups are even more susceptible to this mistake than most black leaders.It is at this free-swimming stage that it is susceptible to treatment.a susceptible young boysusceptible toReporters are often susceptible to personal biases.The only other animal susceptible to polio is the monkey.
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