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Your cultureSo many key maternal variables — a spouse’s role, the distance to the nearest grandparent — are socially inflected.
WHAT MAKES ONE MOM DIFFERENT FROM ANOTHERABIGAIL TUCKERJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Aces’ locker room, full again, rings with Cambage’s Aussie-inflected jokes and preemptive boasts.
A’JA WILSON HAD A REBIRTH, LIZ CAMBAGE IS HEALTHY, AND LAS VEGAS IS AMONG THE WNBA FAVORITESROBERT O'CONNELLMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now it would have been absurd to inflect a long English lesson.
RITES AND RITUALPHILIP FREEMAN
(e) To memorize words and to learn to inflect them, before memorizing and learning how to construct sentences.
THE PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE-STUDYHAROLD E. PALMER
And we yet retain an objective case of the pronoun, and inflect it for person, number and gender.
THE AMERICAN LANGUAGEHENRY L. MENCKEN
Can you so inflect "sprawling in want" and "sitting high" as to suggest a swamp and a mountain-top, or a frog and an angel?
VOCAL EXPRESSIONKATHERINE JEWELL EVERTS
Query to the class: How did the lady inflect the word Yes to call forth the injunction, Read it again?
VOCAL EXPRESSIONKATHERINE JEWELL EVERTS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INFLECT

  • air
  • announce
  • articulate
  • assert
  • come out with
  • cry
  • declare
  • deliver
  • divulge
  • emphasize
  • enunciate
  • give expression
  • give utterance
  • inflect
  • intonate
  • modulate
  • present
  • proclaim
  • pronounce
  • put
  • recount
  • say
  • sound
  • speak
  • talk
  • tell
  • utter
  • vent
  • verbalize
  • vocalize
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