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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Accentuate \Ac*cen"tu*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accentuated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Accentuating.] [LL. accentuatus, p. p. of
accentuare, fr. L. accentus: cf. F. accentuer.]
1. To pronounce with an accent or with accents.
2. To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize.
In Bosnia, the struggle between East and West was
even more accentuated. --London
3. To mark with the written accent.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes
exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: stress,
emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent,
2: put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent
the last syllable of each word" [syn: stress, accent,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "accentuate":
accent, belabor, dwell on, emphasize, give emphasis to, harp on,
highlight, italicize, overaccentuate, overemphasize, overstress,
place emphasis on, point up, punctuate, rub in, spotlight, star,
stress, underline, underscore
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