Definition of inflect
- inflect one's voice
- an approach inflected by feminism
Most nouns in English are inflected for plural use by adding “-s” or “-es.”
Most nouns in English inflect for plural use by adding “-s” or “-es.”
Most adjectives in English do not inflect for gender or number.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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