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Oxford dictionary definition of the word inflect:
1 Grammar change the form of (a word) to express a particular grammatical function or attribute, typically tense, mood, person, number, and gender:
Arabic verbs are inflected for person, number, and gender
[no object] (of a word or language) undergo inflection:
all of these words inflect irregularly
2vary the intonation or pitch of (the voice), especially to express mood or feeling:
his slight voice, inflected with a token touch of grit
vary the pitch of (a musical note).
influence or colour (music or writing) in tone or style:
her analysis may have been inflected by the upsurge of feminism
blues-inflected bar rock
3 technical bend or deflect (something), especially inwards:
particles readily inflect, deflect and jostle one another
late Middle English (in sense 3): from Latin inflectere, from in- ‘into’ + flectere ‘to bend’