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inflect

verb

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to change from a straight line or course to a curved one
  • tree limbs inflecting toward the trunk

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The first known use of inflect was in the 15th century

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“Inflect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inflect. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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