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So, most of my research always comes from inklings that the conventional wisdom might be wrong.

This was before we had any inkling that a pandemic was about to shake us all down to our foundations.

It’s an inkling of the promise of cinema, and also the limitations of cinema.

From Vox

Unsatisfied with the world she knew, Keller was tormented by her inkling that there was much more to know, and she extended this torment to the people around her.

While most had an inkling that some of their audience already gambles on sports — and more are betting-curious — the publishers are all in a race to try and figure out how to entertain, serve and grow that audience.

From Digiday

Based on the way they sprang into action on Friday, his family had more than an inkling of what might be ahead.

I took the elevator up to the second floor without any inkling of what was about to happen.

Did he figure out all at once that Walt was Heisenberg, or do you think that he had an inkling earlier?

Perhaps that should have been the first inkling that this might not be a totally kosher idea.

Her testimony was necessarily brief, as she had never met Valle, or had any inkling that he was stalking her.

To suppose, as many do, that no inkling of all the stupendous schemes reached Napoleon in Spain is preposterous.

The bourgeois conscience of the West has no inkling of what it means.

I got my first inkling of what intervalness instead of numberness really meant.

Why did you leave London secretly, without giving your friends or your mother any inkling of your plans?

Then catching an inkling of Franz's scheme, he hit the man a quick, hard blow in the mouth with his clenched fist.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inkling, such as: hunch, indication, conception, cue, glimmering, and hint.

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