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inflected

[in′flek·təd]
(botany)
Curved or bent sharply inward, downward, or toward the axis. Also known as inflexed.
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Some educators, however, may be troubled by the overly cautious tone that Greenawalt takes toward a critical examination of religiously inflected issues in the classroom.
In (1) we find what, in recognition of its present-day status, I shall call the "bare subjunctive" (which is a bare stem) rather than the "inflected".
Strangely, however, she is used nominatively for the feminine form for the feminine pronoun: "I think she like you, Bwana." (By the way, does anyone know the origin of this universal native term for masterful white people?) The other forms inflected in Standard English, we and they, are fully inflected in Cinema Primitive: "We meet with evil trader now"; "Him make many promises to you"; "They not our friends"; and "We tell them come back tomorrow."
Linguistic areas in which the coach may be helpful to the singer include diction (the correct choice of vowel and consonant sounds, suitably produced), what is sometimes called the "lilt" of the language (how the language is inflected; how it flows; which syllables, if any, should be stressed and how they should be stressed), translation of the text (if it is in a language foreign to the singer) and interpretation of the text (figuring out what the poem--or prose--really means).
Other artists, avoiding an overt politics, inflected repetition with "poetical" subject matter.
Clearly inflected by the more profound nuances of Japanese tradition, Pawson's spirit of sensuous rationalism meets such pragmatic challenges head on.
Chapter 4, "Liberty, Slavery, and Black Atlantic Autobiography," expands the investigation of commercially inflected antislavery writing to include the voices of "black subjects" Olaudah Equiano and two presumably illiterate speakers (John Marrant and Venture Smith), whose autobiographies are recorded through the intermediary of white transcribers/collaborators.
That Cox was "supposedly prevented flora winning" provides the familiar and quintessentially American pathos necessary for poems as blues inflected as these.
Much of the evidence is intelligently illuminated by astute commentary inflected with psychoanalysis, Bakhtin, and New Historicism.
The author's anthropologically inflected close reading of the lives of a cluster of Paulistanos, residents of the Sao Paulo, the capital city of the state of Sao Paulo and South America's largest megalopolis, offers insightful analyses about how those in the middle class define their identity through everyday practices and discourses.
As the patterns of notes or letters are inflected, moments of fulfillment or stability are perceived.
Half the size of South America and the fifth-largest country in the world, Brazil has its own rhythms, culture and language--Portuguese inflected with idioms from its African and Indian roots.