inflected inflected  /ɪnf ˈlɛk təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch
  2. (adj) showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of affixes)

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Usage(s):

  1. Guan spoke faster, his choppy, Chinese-inflected English making him hard to understand.
  2. Guan spoke faster, his choppy, Chinese-inflected English making him hard to understand.
  3. Oddly, his first LP was the jazz-inflected, discursive Presenting Isaac Hayes.

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Quotes

  1. "I must admit that I may have been inflected with society's prejudices and predilections and attribute them to God," Obama writes in his book. "My work with pastors and lay people deepened my resolve to lead a public life ? I had no community...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Barack Obama Source: PlanetOut

  2. West calls himself a "gut bucket blues-inflected Christian," reflecting a preacher side that is an important aspect of his identity.
    on Oct 25, 2009 By: Cornel West Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  3. "I think his conservatism is clearly inflected by where he came from and how he came to it," Mr. Glazer said.
    on Sep 18, 2009 By: Nathan Glazer Source: Wall Street Journal

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