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inclined
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A Christmas Carol
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as in: I'm inclined to Define
a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
  • Scrooge was at first inclined to be surprised that the Spirit should attach importance to conversations apparently so trivial;

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  • I’m inclined to believe him.
  • I was inclined to laugh, but overcame the urge.

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as in: on an incline or incline his head Define
to be at an angle or to bend
  • The upper portion of the garment was contracted for an instant in its folds, as if the Spirit had inclined its head.

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  • I climbed down the incline.
  • She inclined her head to indicate her agreement.

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unspecified meaning
  • I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade.

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as in: I'm inclined to Define
a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
as in: on an incline or incline his head Define
to be at an angle or to bend
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