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*inkling (of something)

a hint about something that is to happen. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) The speeches gave us an inkling of what we could expect from the new president.
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Lewis's "Great War" with Owen Barfield and its Significance for Lewis's Conversion and Writings provides a more accessible treatment of the material than is found in the Inklings Studies Supplement.
The Inklings sought recovery for a civilization that had lost the capacity for wonder.
Attempts to describe the nature of the Inklings revolve around the common commitment of its informal membership to the pursuit of literary endeavors.
The Inklings is available as a paperback (pounds 8.
While he did not intend for Inklings to focus on his disorder, he does hope that his story will shed some light on the cultural stereotypes of Tourette's sufferers, such as sudden outbursts of profanity or yelling.
That the Inklings themselves were very different from one another cannot be doubted, but that these differences translated into "no influence" is an unacceptable, though logical, conclusion.
Chapter 1, "Inklings: Building Community," begins logically by exploring the reasons why the Inklings were formed and the shape of the group.
Bestirred myself and went down to the river of inklings,
This was one of the first inklings that something other than direct viral infection destroys the T cells in people with HIV disease, Roederer said.
Take, for instance, the chapter on "The Inklings," the group of literary friends who gathered weekly at Lewis's rooms at Magdalen College to critique each other's writings and discuss life and the issues of the day.
The first inklings of this novel state of matter surfaced in 1924.
And there were strong inklings of red-meaty flavor there, too, despite the obvious fact that ostrich is a bird.
If the artwork on the cover of The Inklings Coloring Book looks familiar, it's because James A.
But ``Blonde'' works best as a film of enlightened moments, when people who devote their working lives to manufacturing and pursuing false hopes gain inklings of how absurd it all is.