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  • v  change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
  • v  vary the pitch of one's speech

  • Like Proust, he wanders for pages in indirect discourseA tells B what C said to D about Eto populate and inflect his social scene, and sinks continually into interior .
  • There are moments when Morrison can inflect a lyric like Mose Allison, other times when he can spin out a blues line like John Lee Hooker.
  • Like Proust, he wanders for pages in indirect discourseA tells B what C said to D about Eto populate and inflect his social scene, and sinks continually into interior .
News & Articles

  • Terremark Gets Surgically Removed From HealthCare.gov
    The flailing convulsions that make up the launch and subsequent recovery of the Affordable Care Act's HealthCare.gov web site is still managing to inflect damage on vendors who had a hand in setting it up in the first place. Next up: Verizon Terremark, which was the web-hosting provider for the online marketplace, has been given the boot by the Department of Health and Human Services. HHS opted ...
    Nov. 28, 2013 - ReadWriteWeb
Quotes

  • Tom Kane in New York Daily News
    I always have to run it through my Frank Oz filter,Kane said, even though he has never met the former Muppet man, despite having voiced Yoda now in multiple video games and shows for nearly a decade. "How would he inflect this, or how...
  • Kenneth Frampton in Wall Street Journal
    The 2,700-square-foot house "evokes the theme of a rusty shelter in a cowboy camp," says Columbia University Architecture Professor Kenneth Frampton. "There's a strong attempt to inflect the houses according to the region they are in."

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