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Religious homage was paid with the bowing of the head, the inclining of the body, or the bending of the knee.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
She was still for a few moments; her pale beautiful face inclining towards the child's; her large dark eyes bent upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Paul was short in stature, somewhat stooping and at the middle age his hair was thin, inclining to baldness.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
He was a stout, healthy-looking person, inclining to embonpoint; bound to succeed, if only from sheer solidity of person.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
She raised her dainty figure, then uplifted a small hand, inclining her head forward with a graceful gesture.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
They are all inclining a little to enbonpoint; but none or few are elegant figures.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
On the seventeenth day, at sunrise, she is inclining to the west.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
Perhaps Tom's own realization of this had its part in inclining him to go off to war.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
The balance which he thought would be in favor of the South, he now saw inclining to the North.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIJOHN LORD
Tess saw her three chamber-mates in a row against the wall, pensively inclining their heads.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
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WORDS RELATED TO INCLINING

  • bent
  • bias
  • cup of tea
  • dish
  • druthers
  • fancy
  • flash
  • fondness
  • groove
  • inclining
  • leaning
  • liking
  • love
  • mindset
  • partiality
  • penchant
  • predisposition
  • proclivity
  • proneness
  • propensity
  • taste
  • tendency
  • thing
  • type
  • weakness
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