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used in Anna Karenina

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I'm inclined to
a tendency, mood, desire, or attitude that favors something; or making someone favor something
  • Vronsky was obliged to be his guide in satisfying both these inclinations.
    Part Four (1% in)
  • Never had the impossibility of his position in the world's eyes, and his wife's hatred of him, and altogether the might of that mysterious brutal force that guided his life against his spiritual inclinations, and exacted conformity with its decrees and change in his attitude to his wife, been presented to him with such distinctness as that day.
    Part Four (87% in)

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  • With a slight smile Vronsky went on talking to Sviazhsky, obviously without the slightest inclination to enter into conversation with Levin.
    Part Six (91% in)
  • "No," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, who felt a great inclination to tell Vronsky of Levin's intentions in regard to Kitty.
    Part One (51% in)
  • With a slight inclination of her head she passed, hearing behind her Stepan Arkadyevitch's loud voice calling him to come up, and the quiet, soft, and composed voice of Vronsky refusing.
    Part One (64% in)
  • "What an inclination we all have, though, for these cruel spectacles," he said.
    Part Two (80% in)
  • "Kitty plays, and we have a piano; not a good one, it's true, but you will give us so much pleasure," said the princess with her affected smile, which Kitty disliked particularly just then, because she noticed that Varenka had no inclination to sing.
    Part Two (87% in)
  • Varenka felt inclined to smile, looking at her childish fury, but she was afraid of wounding her.
    Part Two (99% in)
  • Possibly you are inclined to look at things too tragically.
    Part Three (53% in)
  • Levin felt a strong inclination to drink a little vodka and to eat some bread.
    Part Six (28% in)

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