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The Fountainhead
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as in: on an incline or incline his head Define
to be at an angle or to bend
  • "Gail Wynand," he said, inclining his head in self-introduction.

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

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unspecified meaning
  • He had never shown any inclination to do so.
  • Roark inclined his head in agreement; he could acknowledge what Cameron had just declared to him only by a quiet glance as solemn as Cameron’s.

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  • He did not answer, but inclined his head and walked on up the stairs toward her.
  • She inclined her head, he saw her lashes touching her cheeks for an instant as her eyes closed, and then she looked at him again.
  • I’m inclined to agree with Euclid, I don’t think these two parallels will ever meet.
  • But Roark said nothing; he had merely inclined his head when he heard the decision.
  • The minister was inclined to agree with her.
  • Dealing with art as much as I do, I’m inclined to see things purely from the viewpoint of artistic fitness.
  • She inclined her head to the judge.
  • She inclined her head gravely in acquiescence.

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  • She inclined her head in agreement.
  • He did nothing spectacular; his voice was low, metallic, inclined to sound monotonous; he was too correct, in a manner that was almost deliberate satire on correctness.
  • He inclined his head gravely, acknowledging the authorship, and said nothing else.
  • Howard Roark inclined his head, in acknowledgment.
  • Roark got up and inclined his head in parting.

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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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