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a subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a situation, action, or person

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a slight suggestion or vague understanding

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One example of an inkling is the 2.70% gain this week for the Energy Select Sector Index (IXETR).
This Inklings Studies Supplement includes forty pages of introductory essays by the editors that do a great job of providing the context and explaining the ideas contained in the writings.
The Inklings' rebuttal of Richards and Leavis was based on a clear-sighted view of literature as an endeavor that held inestimable worth in its own right.
Diana Pavlac Glyer's latest book on the Inklings provides both a "fly on the wall" perspective of the Inklings' group communications as well as an extended argument promoting collaboration in creative writing groups.
Ultimately, each of the Inklings is remarkable for their ideas: By combining biography with intellectual analysis, The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings invites readers to ponder the nature of words, stories, religion, and fife itself.
The Inklings not only created such well-known works as the Lord of the Rings and the Narnia series, the members defended Christianity and provided hope against a culture of despair.
YOUNGER members enjoying watching the Olympics might also enjoy a book with a games theme - The Inklings, by Angela Ashton and Sue Byron.
That's the major lesson I learned from reading Diana Glyer's excellent book, now the definitive treatment of the Inklings. Come to think of it, as I think back over most of a career, similar experiences have had a profound influence on my writing.
Lewis were the Inklings when they gathered to discuss themes and read the latest sections from works that would in some cases become world famous.
Take bars elsewhere which have hosted groups of literary leviathans, such as the wonderful Eagle and Child in Oxford where JRR Tolkien and Belfast-born CS Lewis presented early drafts of works in a group called the Inklings. Its walls display pictures and notes on the background to these crucial meetings where classic tales were developed and it is rightly proud of its role.
an inkling, the diminutive of ink, once indicated a sample or
In the 1970s and 1980s, scientists got their first inklings of such regeneration in vertebrates when they observed that sharks grow hair cells throughout life and that birds can regrow the sensory cells.
We expect to see the first inklings of the commoditization (and even eventual securitization) of catastrophic risk coverage.
But she's also attracting some daughters and granddaughters of the '70s generation who are perhaps feeling the first inklings of a queer orientation.