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inclined
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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as in: I'm inclined to Define
a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
  • inclined to be irritated

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

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  • He was small and very plainly dressed, and the look of him, even at that distance, went somehow strongly against the watcher’s inclination.
  • But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.

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  • My fears incline to the same point.
  • I WAS born in the year 18— to a large fortune, endowed besides with excellent parts, inclined by nature to industry, fond of the respect of the wise and good among my fellow-men, and thus, as might have been supposed, with every guarantee of an honourable and distinguished future.
  • 2) "I incline to Cain’s heresy," he used to say quaintly: "I let my brother go to the devil in his own way."

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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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