Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb inflect

2 senses of inflect

Sense 1
inflect -- (change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language)
       => modify -- (make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage")

Sense 2
tone, inflect, modulate -- (vary the pitch of one's speech)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

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