inflect

[in-flekt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to modulate (the voice).
2.
Grammar.
a.
to apply inflection to (a word).
b.
to recite or display all or a distinct set of the inflections of (a word); decline or conjugate.
3.
to bend; turn from a direct line or course.
4.
Botany. to bend in.
verb (used without object)
5.
Grammar. to be characterized by inflection.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English inflecten < Latin inflectere to bend in, equivalent to in- in-2 + flectere to bend, curve; cf. flex

inflectedness, noun
inflective, adjective
inflector, noun
noninflected, adjective
uninflected, adjective
uninflective, adjective
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inflect (ɪnˈflɛkt)
 
vb
1.  (grammar) to change (the form of a word) or (of a word) to change in form by inflection
2.  (tr) to change (the voice) in tone or pitch; modulate
3.  (tr) to cause to deviate from a straight or normal line or course; bend
 
[C15: from Latin inflectere to curve round, alter, from flectere to bend]
 
in'flectedness
 
n
 
in'flective
 
adj
 
in'flector
 
n

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Word Origin & History

inflect
c.1425, "to bend inward," from L. inflectere (pp. inflexus) "to bend in, change," from in- "in" + flectere "to bend." Grammatical sense is attested 1668; pronunciation sense (in inflection) is c.1600.
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Example sentences
It's perfectly modulated, precisely inflected, with no discernible accent.
In fact the whole book is a dramatic monologue, a solipsistic world where other
  characters are inflected through one sensibility.
However, the language is not inflected, it does not have genders or tones.
Well, it is also true for everyone who were inflected and survived.
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