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inkling
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
a slight indication, suggestion, or understanding
  • I've only got an inkling of what I want.'
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (64% in)
  • He reddened a little, wondering whether she had some inkling of his secret; he turned away his eyes uneasily.
    69-70 — Chapters 69-70 (66% in)
  • He had a vague inkling that many things had combined, things that she felt though was unconscious of, the intoxication of the air and the hops and the night, the healthy instincts of the natural woman, a tenderness that overflowed, and an affection that had in it something maternal and something sisterly; and she gave all she had to give because her heart was full of charity.
    119-120 — Chapters 119-120 (92% in)
  • His fine taste had given him an inkling that Andalusia was too soft and sensuous, a little vulgar even, to satisfy his ardour; and his imagination dwelt more willingly among the wind-swept distances of Castile and the rugged magnificence of Aragon and Leon.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (29% in)

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