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 Meanings and Examples of INCLINE
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 n.  cause to lean, slant, or slope; deviate from the horizontal or vertical
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  My fears incline to the same point.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
2  Connie opened the wood-gate, and Clifford puffed slowly through into the broad riding that ran up an incline between the clean-whipped thickets of the hazel.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
3  The chair chuffed slowly up the incline, rocking and jolting on the frozen clods.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
4  Clifford started the little engine, the man carefully turned the chair, and set it nose-forwards to the incline that curved gently to the dark hazel thicket.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
5  Up the drive she came, tooting up the incline, then sweeping round the oval of grass, where the two great wild beech-trees stood, on the flat in front of the house.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
6  He slowly, silently climbed the incline to the hall.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
7  In all his niece's family and friends, there could be but one opinion, one wish on the subject; the influence of all who loved her must incline one way.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  "And so Tamsin has married him at last," said Olly, when the incline had become so much less steep that their foot-steps no longer required undivided attention.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
9  On the whole I incline to the latter view, since the matter was evidently important, and it is unlikely that the composer of such a letter would be careless.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
10  But through a natural infirmity of the flesh, which I will explain to you in a moment, we incline to overlook this fact.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In I
11  To right and left did he incline his head in the sidelong, yet unconstrained, manner that was his wont and never failed to charm the beholder.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
12  Undulating gently on elastic springs, the vehicle cautiously descended the steep incline, and then proceeded past water-mills, rumbled over a bridge or two, and jolted easily along the rough-set road which traversed the flats.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
13  Our right flank was posted on a rather steep incline which dominated the French position.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVI
14  Crossing a road they descended a steep incline and saw several men lying on the ground; they also met a crowd of soldiers some of whom were unwounded.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
15  Rostov and Ilyin gave rein to their horses for a last race along the incline before reaching Bogucharovo, and Rostov, outstripping Ilyin, was the first to gallop into the village street.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  I incline to the view that he is right.
2  The government is more effective than we incline to think.
3  The architect recommended that the nursing home's ramp be rebuilt because its incline was too steep for wheelchairs.
4  At the centre of it all is Martin Freeman, whose default expression of habitual bafflement (he appears to teeter perpetually on the brink of some conversational incline) is perfectly suited to the role of Bilbo Baggins.
5  Arthur has some strange ideas, but on this occasion I'm inclined to agree with him.
6  Nobody felt inclined to argue with Smith.
7  As the twig is bent so the tree is inclined.
8  I only write when I feel inclined to.
9  The accident inclined him to reconsider his career.
10  He inclined towards the speaker to hear more clearly.
11  He inclined forward so as to hear more clearly.
12  Anyone inclined to mock this suggestion should note that the armed services are perhaps the most respected institution in Britain today.
13  The more a man knows, the more he is inclined to be modest.
14  Commandos are inclined to shoot first and ask questions later.
15  In the next news cycle or during the next big story, will mainstream media remain inclined to wait for confirmation from the AP or The New York Times?