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Word: inkling

Definition: hint; slight indication


Sentences Containing 'inkling'

At first I knew not what to make of this; but soon an inkling of the truth occurred to me.
At the hearing Twohill said he had "no inkling" that his bandmates were dissatisfied with his performances and his attitude, whereas Plaza advised that the band had been discussing Twohill's future for some time and had issued the drummer with a warning after alleged unprofessional behaviour during a gig at Ettalong, north of Sydney, in December 2003.
Long ago I had a vague inkling of a machine--' 'To travel through Time!'
She apparently had no inkling of the large monetary value of the works she destroyed.
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