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inflection

noun accent, accentuation, cadence, expression, intonation, modulation, pitch, stress, tone, voice change
Associated concepts: demeanor of a witness, polygraph test
See also: intonation, stress
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Multilingualism adds certainty to the language aspect of the analysis by reducing the availability of linguistic accidence.
How to build sentences of such transparency The strange accidence of those pictures of the dead Peels away to reveal a grammar of humanness Life our school, knowledge of suffering our teacher.
As a Platonist, Scotus had to insist on the real being of essences outside of individuals, and to consider the existence in individuals as an accidence advening to essences rather than something amounting to the authority of essences themselves (Gilson 1987:142 et al.
Sometime after this, my brother Joseph Proctor happened to be in Company where 1 was who told me that Thomas Choat told him that there was a Sad Accidence fallen out in our family and that was my daughter Martha was with child and said Choat further to him that it was feared it was by one of her Brothers, which saying my sons then having heard took on exceeding and resolved that it she did not tell the right father they would turn her out of the house for they would be scandalized for her.
The definition of a road danger zone is meant for places on the roads where accidence occur frequently.
He said when this accidence took placed, he was in Karachi.
Accordingly, we drop the option of the buyer to influence accidence probabilities and make the latter completely exogenous.
At the heart of logology is the accidence of letters, not the similarity of sound.
We have our role of first plan not by accidence, but rather in a miracle way while the perspectives of the communities (where we take place by searching for our identity) intersect.
In this way, gender and race seem to be more fundamental human characteristics and can be defined as the substance in this sense, while nationality has rather a status of accidence.
a graduate of Middlebury College, one of those sound, ancient little colleges at the mere name of which you hear elms rustle and almost possesses the Latin accidence, he read law, edited a paper, amused himself by running twice as the Democratic candidate for Governor, a test of humor in a state whose Democratic Party could be assembled in George Stearns's back garden.
Johnson, Ralph 1665 The scholars guide from the accidence to the university, or short, plain, and easie rules for performing all manner of exercise in the grammar school.