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accentuating

verb
present participle of accentuate

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1 to indicate the importance of by centering attention on
  • let's accentuate the saxophones during this piece by having the sax players stand up

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3 to make more apparent
  • unfortunately, the new bedspread just accentuates the dinginess of the curtains behind the bed

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“Accentuating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accentuating. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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