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
curve, bend, turn, bow, crook, angle, arc, arch
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.