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inclined
used in Howards End

2 meanings, 13 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
I'm inclined to
Definition
a tendency, mood, desire, or attitude that favors something; or making someone favor something
  • I don't feel inclined to talk.
    Chapter 37 (29% in)
inclined = in the mood
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2  —1 use as in:
on an incline or incline his head
Definition
to be at an angle or to bend
  • But he inclined his head in her direction, and said...
    Chapter 3 (53% in)
inclined = angled (or bent)
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  • The door once open, she lost her inclination to fly.
    Chapter 37 (40% in)
  • In Paddington all Cornwall is latent and the remoter west; down the inclines of Liverpool Street lie fenlands and the illimitable Broads; Scotland is through the pylons of Euston; Wessex behind the poised chaos of Waterloo.
    Chapter 2 (87% in)
  • My niece is a very exceptional person, and I am not inclined to sit still while she throws herself away on those who will not appreciate her.
    Chapter 3 (74% in)
  • If one classed him at all it would be as the countryman of Hegel and Kant, as the idealist, inclined to be dreamy, whose Imperialism was the Imperialism of the air.
    Chapter 4 (67% in)
  • Much did she censure the attenuated Cupids who encircle the ceiling of the Queen's Hall, inclining each to each with vapid gesture, and clad in sallow pantaloons, on which the October sunlight struck.
    Chapter 5 (8% in)
  • Mrs. Wilcox had been overtired by the shopping, and was inclined to hysteria.
    Chapter 10 (52% in)
  • At lunch her brother, seeing her inclined for silence insisted on talking.
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
  • Where there is no money and no inclination to violence tragedy cannot be generated.
    Chapter 14 (78% in)
  • The subject of the paper had been, "How ought I to dispose of my money?" the reader professing to be a millionaire on the point of death, inclined to bequeath her fortune for the foundation of local art galleries, but open to conviction from other sources.
    Chapter 15 (5% in)
  • Her voice was gruffer, her manner more downright, and she was inclined to patronise the more foolish virgin.
    Chapter 17 (26% in)
  • Henry heard her arguing with the driver, stepped out and settled the fellow, who was inclined to be rude, and then led the way to some chairs on the lawn.
    Chapter 38 (2% in)

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