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ˈɪŋk lɪŋinkling

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  1. inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmernoun

    a slight suggestion or vague understanding

    "he had no inkling what was about to happen"

    intimation, glimmering, breath, glimmer, gleaming, gleam, hint

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  1. inklingnoun

    inclination, desire

  2. inklingnoun

    hint, intimation, whisper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inklingnoun

    hint, intimation, allusion

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  1. John Boehner:

    I had no inkling whatsoever, i was as shocked and dismayed by the reports that I read as anyone else around here.

  2. Ashraf Ghani:

    On the morning of that day, I had no inkling that by late afternoon I would be leaving.

  3. David Oliver:

    Whatever the criteria they have to meet, if it is thoroughly up to stuff, they should be able to participate, but if there is even an inkling of wrongdoing still going on, unfortunately all should have to pay the price.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    You may see in a relatively shorter period of Prime Time, when you're seeing the inkling of the flattening and coming down, but you know, you can't make an arbitrary decision until you see what you're dealing with. You need the data.

  5. Seán O'Casey:

    If church prelates, past or present, had even an inkling of physiology they'd realize that what they term this inner ugliness creates and nourishes the hearing ear, the seeing eye, the active mind, and energetic body of man and woman, in the same way that dirt and dung at the roots give the plant its delicate leaves and the full-blown rose.

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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. steamy
    • B. sodden
    • C. drippy
    • D. juiceless

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