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inclined
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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as in: I'm inclined to Define
a tendency; in the mood; or an attitude that favors something
  • Personally, I am inclined to think that she used a love potion.

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

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as in: on an incline or incline his head Define
to be at an angle or to bend
  • Voldemort inclined his head, unsmiling, and took another sip of wine.
  • "There has been much talk on that very subject even amongst the ghosts," interrupted Nearly Headless Nick, inclining his barely connected head toward Harry so that it wobbled dangerously on its ruff.

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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 and toasted her.
  • For the same reason that Avery, Yaxley, the Carrows, Greyback, Lucius" — he inclined his head slightly to Narcissa — "and many others did not attempt to find him.

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  • I was curious, 1 admit it, and not at all inclined to murder him the moment he set fool in the castle.
  • After that, the atmosphere lightened considerably, for although neither Harry nor Ron had shown any inclination to go and feed giant grubs to a murderous, gargantuan spider, Hagrid seemed to take it for granted that they would have liked to have done and became his usual self once more.

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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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