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accent

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a special notice or importance given to something
  • although we dutifully carried binoculars on our bird walk, the accent was on recognizing avifauna by their song

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accent

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of accent (Entry 2 of 2)

to indicate the importance of by centering attention on
  • the town's promotional literature accents its vital role in American history

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The first known use of accent was before the 12th century

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acceleration

accent

accented

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“Accent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accent. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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