Alex didn't look at Carmen, which was her first inkling that something was amiss.
She was beginning to get an inkling why the job was still open.
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.
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.