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  • noun Plural form of inflection.

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Examples

  • These applications carry certain inflections concerning the functioning (cognitive, discursive, cultural, or political) of the notion and practice of historicity and history.

    Thinking Singularity with Immanuel Kant and Paul de Man: Aesthetics, Epistemology, History and Politics

  • There are beautiful little throwaways, for example the evergreen romance between Marvin Lundy, who speaks in Yiddish inflections, and his English war bride, who supplies on request the words he can't bring to mind, which would be enough for a freestanding work by any number of other writers.

    Between Hell and History

  • It is an instance of what followed in almost every case of naturalization, that A.S. inflections were added to the French words quite as freely as to those of native origin.

    Caxton's Book of Curtesye

  • They speak a Mandarin accented by lilting notes, and it is their Mandarin, with its joking inflections, that is used on popular sitcoms broadcast from Beijing.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • They speak a Mandarin accented by lilting notes, and it is their Mandarin, with its joking inflections, that is used on popular sitcoms broadcast from Beijing.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • They speak a Mandarin accented by lilting notes, and it is their Mandarin, with its joking inflections, that is used on popular sitcoms broadcast from Beijing.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • It was not merely as though I had been in court, and were now recalling the inflections of that deep, intimidating voice, the steadfast gaze of those dark, intimidating eyes, and were remembering just at what points the snuff-box was produced, and just how long the pause was before the pinch was taken and the bandana came into play.

    Yet Again

  • Scripture, and many other laboratory workers, show how great is the difference between individuals in the intervals covered by the upward and downward slides or "inflections" which indicate doubt or affirmation.

    A Study of Poetry

  • The expressional changes of pitch, which constitute the 'melody,' or the 'inflections' of the sentences, play an important part.

    Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.

  • The strings double the speaker, matching the spoken inflections and building chords from the sustained tones.

    An Orchestra of Distant Voices

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