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inclined
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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as in: on an incline or incline his head Define
to be at an angle or to bend
  • He leaned back in his chair, inclining his ear like that of a confessor to the face of the medical student who was reading to him a problem from the chess page of a journal.

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

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unspecified meaning
  • He inclined his head, closed his eyes, and, licking his lips profusely, began to speak with the voice of the hotel keeper.
  • Incline unto our aid, O God!

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  • But Saturday and Sunday being free days some boys might be inclined to think that Monday is a free day also.
  • Right incline, fianna!

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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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