Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inflect; bend; flex or curve inward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To bend; to cause to become curved; to make crooked; to deflect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To bend; to cause to become curved; to make crooked; to deflect.

Etymologies

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Compare flex, inflect.

Examples

  • He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflex - ibly adhering to his determination.

    A Study in Scarlet

  • He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflex - ibly adhering to his determination.

    A Study in Scarlet

  • The man, changing his internal associates, receives by inflex a new order of influence, and passively acts therefrom.

    The Two Wives

  • Now because of the section 8 the city granted because of projects were closed has cause a new inflex of crime never seen before in my old hood, as well as Park manor, west chesterfield, avalon park, Pill Hill, asburn and north englewood.

    First Read - First Read's Column - Articles and Seeds

  • Their inflex - ible defpotifm 'iilvolved the moft orthodox of the Greek churches in this fpiritual contagion, de - nied or doubted the validity of their facraments

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • His inflex - ible zeal, which loudly cenfured their luxury and vice, would have attached them to the fla - tions and duties of their parifhes at Rome; and had he not fatally delayed a new promotion* the French cardinals would have been reduced to an helplefs minority in the facred college.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • [(curmudg) 9.5 (eon should be inflex) -10.5 (ible.)]

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  • [(HOW) -6.6 (ARD\222S interrog) 9.4 (a) 3.4 (tories the old man opposed an inflex) -10.6 (ible silence, nor could)] TJ

    Monmouth: a Tale, Founded on Historic Facts

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