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 for accented
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accent \Ac*cent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accented; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Accenting.] [OF. accenter, F. accentuer.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a
        mark); to utter or to mark with accent.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To mark emphatically; to emphasize.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  accented \accented\ adj.
     1. (Phonology) having the main stress of a word; -- used of
        syllables
  
     Syn: tonic (vs. atonic)
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. 1 being pronounced with sterss; -- used of syllables
  
     Syn: heavy, strong
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  accented
      adj 1: used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main
             stress in a word" [syn: tonic, accented] [ant:
             atonic, unaccented]
      2: bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an
         unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in
         `delay'" [syn: stressed, accented] [ant: unstressed]

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