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1‘these distinctions are often encoded in verbal inflections’
form, ending, case
2‘his voice was completely without inflection’
stress, cadence, rhythm, accentuation, intonation, emphasis, modulation, metre, measure, rise and fall, swing, lilt, beat, change of pitch, change of tone, change of timbre
3‘a point of inflection’
curving, curvature, bending, turning
technical curve, bend, turn, bow, crook, angle, arc, arch
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.