accentuation definition

  • noun:
    • Act of accentuating; programs of accent.
    • Pitch or modulation of vocals in reciting portions of this liturgy.
    • Act of accentuating; applications of accent.
    • The act of accentuating or of marking accent or tension in message or writing; their state to be accented or accentuated. The mode of showing accent; accentual notation. The work of emphasizing or laying stress; a bringing into importance.
    • the work of offering unique importance or significance to some thing
    • the use or application of an accent; the relative importance of syllables in a phrase or utterance

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    • Act of accentuating; programs of accent.
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    • The Fallacy of Accent ([Greek: prosodía])…
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