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inclined
used in Dracula

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Definition
a tendency, mood, desire, or attitude that favors something; or making someone favor something
  • She ought not to have much inclination for sleep-walking then.
    Chapter 7 (**% in)
inclination = tendency

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I don't mean one of those two-pages-to-the-week-with-Sunday-squeezed-in-a-corner diaries, but a sort of journal which I can write in whenever I feel inclined.
    Chapter 5 (6% in)
  • inclined = in the mood
  • They, an' all grims an' signs an' warnin's, be all invented by parsons an' illsome berk-bodies an' railway touters to skeer an' scunner hafflin's, an' to get folks to do somethin' that they don't other incline to.
    Chapter 6 (22% in)
  • incline = tend to want
  • I was a little inclined to take his seriousness lightly, for, after all, four days of rest and freedom from burning, harrowing, anxiety does help to restore one's spirits, but when I saw his face, it sobered me.
    Chapter 14 (78% in)
  • inclined = with a tendency
  • We asked Vincent to what he attributed them, and he replied that it must have been a bite of some animal, perhaps a rat, but for his own part, he was inclined to think it was one of the bats which are so numerous on the northern heights of London.
    Chapter 15 (10% in)
  • inclined = with a tendency
  • I was myself tolerably patient, and half inclined again to throw aside doubt and to accept Van Helsing's conclusions.
    Chapter 16 (17% in)
  • inclined = with a tendency
  • At first I inclined to slack off sail and beat about till the fog was lifted.
    Chapter 26 (24% in)
inclined = had an attitude that favored
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