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 for Inflecting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inflect \In*flect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inflected; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Inflecting.] [L. inflectere, inflexum; pref. in- in
     + flectere to bend. See Flexible, and cf. Inflex.]
     1. To turn from a direct line or course; to bend; to incline,
        to deflect; to curve; to bow.
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              Are they [the rays of the sun] not reflected,
              refracted, and inflected by one and the same
              principle ?                           --Sir I.
                                                    Newton.
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     2. (Gram.) To vary, as a noun or a verb in its terminations;
        to decline, as a noun or adjective, or to conjugate, as a
        verb.
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     3. To modulate, as the voice.
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