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inflection

Synonyms of inflection in English:

noun

  • 1 these distinctions are often encoded in verbal inflections
    conjugation, declension;
    form, ending, case
  • 2 his voice was completely without inflection
    stress, cadence, rhythm, accentuation, intonation, emphasis, modulation, metre, measure, rise and fall, swing, lilt, beat, change of pitch, change of tone, change of timbre
  • 3 technical a point of inflection
    curve, bend, turn, bow, crook, angle, arc, arch
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