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inclined
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as in: I'm inclined to Define
a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
  • Suppressing a strong inclination to laugh, I ...

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

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unspecified meaning
  • But through a natural infirmity of the flesh, which I will explain to you in a moment, we incline to overlook this fact.
  • But it was slow work, and the little people soon tired and wanted to get away from my interrogations, so I determined, rather of necessity, to let them give their lessons in little doses when they felt inclined.

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  • I was at first inclined to associate it with the sanitary apparatus of these people.
  • Naturally, at first I took it to be the moon, but there is much to incline me to believe that what I really saw was the transit of an inner planet passing very near to the earth.
  • You know I have a certain weakness for mechanism, and I was inclined to linger among these; the more so as for the most part they had the interest of puzzles, and I could make only the vaguest guesses at what they were for.

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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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