ac·cen·tu·al adjective \ak-ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)wəl, ik-\
: of, relating to, or characterized by accent; specifically : based on accent rather than on quantity or syllabic recurrence <accentual poetry>
— ac·cen·tu·al·ly adverb
Origin of ACCENTUAL
First Known Use: 1610
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