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Synonyms for retroflex
ˈrɛ trəˌflɛksretroflex

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  1. retroflexadjective

    : Of pronunciation in which the tip of the tongue is raised and bent backwards, so that the underside of the tongue is behind the alveolar ridge or touches the palate.

    Synonyms:
    reflexed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retroflex, retroflexedadjective

    bent or curved backward

    Synonyms:
    cacuminal, retroflexed

    Antonyms:
    forward

  2. cacuminal, retroflexverb

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

    Synonyms:
    cacuminal, retroflexed

    Antonyms:
    forward

  3. retroflex, replicateverb

    bend or turn backward

    Synonyms:
    repeat, replicate, double, duplicate, reduplicate, copy

    Antonyms:
    forward

  4. retroflexverb

    articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate

    "Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants"

    Synonyms:
    replicate

    Antonyms:
    forward

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