Based on the way they sprang into action on Friday, his family had more than an inkling of what might be ahead.
Not that Kendrick had any inkling of this when she first auditioned with Reitman.
I took the elevator up to the second floor without any inkling of what was about to happen.
c.1400, apparently from the gerund of Middle English verb inclen "utter in an undertone, hint at, hint" (mid-14c.), which is of unknown origin; perhaps related to Old English inca "doubt, suspicion."