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  • noun Plural form of incline.

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Examples

  • The world, in short, inclines to appear an ill-lit mine, wherein one quarries gingerly amidst an abiding loneliness (as with Pope and Ufford and Sire Raimbaut) -- and wherein one very often is allured into unsavory alleys (as with Herrick and Alessandro de Medici) -- in search of that raw material which loving labor will transshape into comeliness.

    The Certain Hour

  • The idea of the Pyrenees is very charming, and I do not wonder Mrs. Malkin inclines thither, though I remember that when I was there, great as was my admiration for them, I felt rather as I was guilty of infidelity to the Alps all the time and made haste back to the latter, with something of penitence in delight at being once more upon my mountains.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • But St. Martin inclines to agree with Gibbon, note, vi.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • -- not too hilly/mountainous because walking long distances or up too many inclines is difficult

    Advice on retirement areas

  • The world, in short, inclines to appear an ill-lit mine, wherein one quarries gingerly amidst an abiding loneliness (as with Pope and Ufford and Sire Raimbaut) -- and wherein one very often is allured into unsavory alleys (as with Herrick and

    The Certain Hour

  • That kind of inclines me to go back at least once more to vote again.

    Wiscon 34 - In Which I Arrive and Various Things Happen

  • That kind of inclines me to go back at least once more to vote again.

    In Which More Books are Acquired

  • Schenley Park with thoroughness, investigated several of the "inclines" which carried passengers from the river level to the top of the heights above, motored among the handsome residences and ended, on the way to the station, with a flying visit to the old blockhouse which is all that is left of Port Pitt.

    Ethel Morton's Enterprise

  • For highly observant fundamentalist Americans, their theology inclines them toward skepticism about human nature, but their frequent church attendance somehow moves them to a more optimistic view.

    American Grace

  • The high school laps have had some staggering inclines and torturous descents, but neither my husband nor I have dropped out of the parenthood race, even when taking the next breath seemed impossible.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: New Moms

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