accentuate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To stress or emphasize; intensify: "enacted sweeping land-reform plans that accentuated the already crazy structure of landholding” ( James Fallows).
    • To pronounce with a stress or accent.
    • To mark with an accent.
    • To pronounce with an accent or with accents.
    • to carry away distinctly; to produce prominent; to stress.
    • To mark with all the written accent.
  • verb:
    • To pronounce with an accent or vocal tension.
    • to create on distinctly; to help make prominent; to stress.
    • To mark with a written accent.
    • to worry, select as essential
    • put stress on; total with an accent
  • others:
    • To mark or pronounce with an accent or with accents; place an accent or accents on. To set stress upon; focus on; give prominence to; mark since significance: as, he accentuated the views associated with celebration on this concern.

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