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inclining

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

bending downward or forward
  • the inclining branches of the evergreens seemed almost ready to break under the weight of the heavy snow

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inclining

verb
present participle of incline

Synonyms & Antonyms of inclining (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to set or cause to be at an angle
  • carefully inclined the ladder against the house

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2 to show a liking or proneness (for something)
  • a good restaurant for diners who incline to spicy food

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The first known use of inclining was in the 15th century

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“Inclining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inclining. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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