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inclined
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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as in: I'm inclined to Define
a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
  • Next day I was inclined to think that I had made a mistake, and by the day after I was sure of it.

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

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  • But I am inclined to think neither.
  • I was inclined to think at one time that he knew who had done it and was screening him or her, but I am convinced now that he is as puzzled as everyone else.

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  • He drank more than ever, and he was less inclined for any sort of society.
  • I found this single sheet upon the floor of his room, and I am inclined to think that it may be one of the papers which has, perhaps, fluttered out from among the others, and in that way has escaped destruction.
  • is it not obvious to you now that this matter really strikes very much deeper than either you or the police were at first inclined to think?

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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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