Sentence Examples with the word inkling

Although Cairoli, upon learning of the Anglo-Ottoman convention in regard to Cyprus, had advised Count Corti of the possibility that Great Britain might seek to placate France by conniving at a French occupation of Tunisia, neither he nor Count Corti had any inkling of the verbal arrangement made between.

The key to the mysteries of Egyptian history had indeed been found, thanks to the recent efforts of Thomas Young and Champollion, but the deciphering of inscriptions had not yet progressed far enough to give more than a vague inkling of what was to follow.

Alex didn't look at Carmen, which was her first inkling that something was amiss.

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The only inkling of possible underlying principles in this orderly process is that there appears to be in respect to certain characters a potentiality or a predisposition through hereditary kinship to evolve in certain definite directions.

It shows me you have some inkling of the importance of this gift you possess and the dire consequences of it falling into the wrong hands.

Something flickered in his gaze, and she guessed he had an inkling of what awaited him.

She was beginning to get an inkling why the job was still open.

At first I knew not what to make of this; but soon an inkling of the truth occurred to me.