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Overview of verb retroflex

The verb retroflex has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. retroflex, replicate

(bend or turn backward)

2. retroflex

(articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate; "Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants")


Overview of adj retroflex

The adj retroflex has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. retroflex, retroflexed

(bent or curved backward)

2. cacuminal, retroflex

(pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate)

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