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 for Inflected
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inflected \In*flect"ed\, a.
     1. Bent; turned; deflected.
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     2. (Gram.) Having inflections; capable of, or subject to,
        inflection; inflective.
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     Inflected cycloid (Geom.), a prolate cycloid. See
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inflect \In*flect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inflected; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Inflecting.] [L. inflectere, inflexum; pref. in- in
     + flectere to bend. See Flexible, and cf. Inflex.]
     1. To turn from a direct line or course; to bend; to incline,
        to deflect; to curve; to bow.
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              Are they [the rays of the sun] not reflected,
              refracted, and inflected by one and the same
              principle ?                           --Sir I.
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     2. (Gram.) To vary, as a noun or a verb in its terminations;
        to decline, as a noun or adjective, or to conjugate, as a
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     3. To modulate, as the voice.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch; "his southern
             Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her
             northern one" [ant: uninflected]
      2: showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of
         affixes); "`boys' and `swam' are inflected English words";
         "German is an inflected language" [ant: uninflected]

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