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 +[[Image:Carte du tendre.jpg|thumb|right|200px|The ''[[Map of Tendre]]'' (''Carte du Tendre'') is a French map of an [[imaginary country]] called ''[[Tendre]]'' produced by several hands (including [[Catherine de Rambouillet]]). It appeared as an engraving (attributed to [[François Chauveau]]) in the first part of [[Madeleine de Scudéry]]'s 1654-61 novel ''[[Clélie]]''. It shows a geography entirely based around the theme of [[love]] according to the [[Précieuses]] of that era: the river of Inclination flows past the villages of "Billet Doux" ([[love letter|Love Letter]]), "Petits Soins" (Little Trinkets) and so forth.]]
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 +# A [[tendency]], a [[proclivity]], a [[predisposition]].
 +#* He had an '''inclination''' to drink.
 +==See also==
 +*[[Inclination (ethics)]]
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The Map of Tendre (Carte du Tendre) is a French map of an imaginary country called Tendre produced by several hands (including Catherine de Rambouillet). It appeared as an engraving (attributed to François Chauveau) in the first part of Madeleine de Scudéry's 1654-61 novel Clélie. It shows a geography entirely based around the theme of love according to the Précieuses of that era: the river of Inclination flows past the villages of "Billet Doux" (Love Letter), "Petits Soins" (Little Trinkets) and so forth.
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The Map of Tendre (Carte du Tendre) is a French map of an imaginary country called Tendre produced by several hands (including Catherine de Rambouillet). It appeared as an engraving (attributed to François Chauveau) in the first part of Madeleine de Scudéry's 1654-61 novel Clélie. It shows a geography entirely based around the theme of love according to the Précieuses of that era: the river of Inclination flows past the villages of "Billet Doux" (Love Letter), "Petits Soins" (Little Trinkets) and so forth.

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  1. A tendency, a proclivity, a predisposition.
    • He had an inclination to drink.

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