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Deflect

(v) to turn or move to one side; to bend; to swerve

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Flexible

(adj) capable of bending without braking

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Flexor

(n) a muscle that bends a part of the body, such as an arm or a leg

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Inflection

(n) the bending of a person's voice so that it does not sound boring or within the only tone; making one's voice go up and down

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Inflexible

(adj) not capable of being bent without breaking

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Reflection

(v) to bend or throw back light or heat; to fold or turn back

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Reflection

(v) the image in a mirror that is a result of bending light when it is thrown back

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Reflex Angle

(n) an angle that is greater than 180 degrees because the angle is bent beyond the straight light

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Retroflex

(adj) bent or turned backward

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Circumflex

(n) to bend around a curve