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- v. Present participle of incline.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as inclined, 3.
- n. Inclination; disposition.
- n. Party or side chosen; a following.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Disposition; inclination.
- n. Side; party.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of inclining; bending forward
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All such persons may be described as inclining to the Loyalist view in consequence of official bias.
A human infirmity, though; and I'm feeling for the poor sinner myself being tempted -- that is to say inclining -- but thank the Lord for his strengthening arm ---- "
This sign is similar to the Sign of Distress except that the hands are not lifted above the head but extended forward in front of the body, inclining upwards with the hands facing outwards and the elbows bent.
There is of course more than just a visual resemblance at work here: Chateaubriand has within him an ideological lodestone perpetually inclining him toward the sacred grandeur of the East.
Beyond the complexity of drystone walls around the tributaries of Ewden Brook, the broad, gently inclining slopes of Broomhead Moor lead our eyes to the far crest of Margery Hill and Featherbed Moss, now dim with that prospect of rain.
“We have a new student,” he said, inclining his head toward me.
Even just writing it below begins the process of inclining your mind.
Stand equally balanced on both feet, left foot about 18 inches in front of right, toes pointing to the front, right foot pointing to the right, holding the stick as before described, raise the right arm over the head so as to keep it a few inches above the forehead, point of the stick inclining forwards and downwards, left arm stretched out in front, back of the hand to the left, fingers extended.
Remember when flat, uncomfortable inclining lifts were installed in dank, musty homes?
The ol 'Bullet is not made for playing in the snow, and one part of my trek involves a somewhat inclining hill, which was a struggle to get up.