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accent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of accent

  1. 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 Synonyms of accent emphasis, accentuation, stress, underscoring, weightWords Related to accent attention, concentration, focus, spotlight; consequence, import, moment, note, significance, value, worth; precedence, primacy, priority, top billing; consideration, heed, regardNear Antonyms of accent minimization, underemphasis; disregard, indifferenceAntonyms of accent de-emphasis


accent

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of accent

  1. to indicate the importance of by centering attention on the town's promotional literature accents its vital role in American history Synonyms of accent emphasize, accentuate, feature, foreground, highlight, illuminate, play up, point (up), press, punctuate, stressWords Related to accent focus, identify, pinpoint, spotlight; advertise, boost, plug, promote, publicize; overplayNear Antonyms of accent tone (down), underemphasize, understate; belittle, discount, disparage, minimizeAntonyms of accent de-emphasize, play down



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