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Inflection synonyms
ĭn-flĕk'shən
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The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth.
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  1. The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth.
  2. That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal declaration; a statement.
  3. Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak with a clear or impressive enunciation.
A variation in stress or pitch in speaking, as in distinguishing between the merely auxiliary and the lexical uses of a word (Ex.: “There is a post office on Main Street,” as contrasted with “There is the post office”)
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  1. A variation in stress or pitch in speaking, as in distinguishing between the merely auxiliary and the lexical uses of a word (Ex.: “There is a post office on Main Street,” as contrasted with “There is the post office”)
  2. The harmonious use of language, as in poetry or prose.
  3. A change in stress, pitch, loudness, or tone of the voice; an inflection of the voice.
(Linguistics) The use of changing pitch to convey syntactic information:
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  1. (Linguistics) The use of changing pitch to convey syntactic information:
  2. A manner of producing or uttering tones, especially with regard to accuracy of pitch.
  3. The type of pitch used at the end of a spoken sentence or phrase
Any of the accepted or standard ways of pronouncing a word, etc.
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  1. Any of the accepted or standard ways of pronouncing a word, etc.
  2. A graphic representation of the way a word is spoken, using phonetic symbols.
  3. The act or manner of pronouncing syllables, words, and phrases with regard to the production of sounds and the placing of stress, intonation, etc.
The moving of articulators to produce speech sounds
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  1. The moving of articulators to produce speech sounds
  2. The way in which parts are joined together
  3. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
The force per unit area applied to an object. Objects subject to stress tend to become distorted or deformed.
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  1. The force per unit area applied to an object. Objects subject to stress tend to become distorted or deformed.
  2. A condition of psychological strain occurring in people and animals, usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing symptoms and signs such as increased blood pressure, insomnia, and irritability.
  3. A condition of metabolic or physiologic impairment in an organism, occurring usually in response to adverse events and capable of causing physical damage:
Force of expression, thought, feeling, action, etc.
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  1. Force of expression, thought, feeling, action, etc.
  2. Special forcefulness of expression that gives importance to something singled out; stress:
  3. Special stress given as to a syllable, word, or phrase in speaking
A symbol or set of symbols expressing some mathematical fact, as a quantity or operation
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  1. A symbol or set of symbols expressing some mathematical fact, as a quantity or operation
  2. The outward manifestation of a mood or a disposition:
  3. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
The way someone speaks, as characterised by tone, pitch, speed, rhythm, melody, accent, etc.
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  1. The way someone speaks, as characterised by tone, pitch, speed, rhythm, melody, accent, etc.
The transfer of goods or interest in goods from one person to another
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  1. The transfer of goods or interest in goods from one person to another
  2. The act or manner of speaking or singing:
  3. The act or manner of giving a speech, striking a blow, throwing a ball, etc.
A distinguishing style of expression
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  1. A distinguishing style of expression
  2. The relative prominence of a particular syllable of a word by greater intensity or by variation or modulation of pitch or tone.
  3. Something that accentuates or contrasts something else, as a touch of color that makes the features of an image stand out.
The opening words of a Gregorian chant
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  1. The opening words of a Gregorian chant
  2. A manner of producing or uttering tones, especially with regard to accuracy of pitch.
  3. A use of pitch characteristic of a speaker or dialect:
(Painting) The effect produced by the combination of light, shade, and color
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  1. (Painting) The effect produced by the combination of light, shade, and color
  2. The simple or fundamental tone of a musical sound as distinguished from its overtones
  3. Quality of color:
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