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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
accent, belabor, dwell on, emphasize, give emphasis to, harp on, highlight, italicize, overaccentuate, overemphasize, overstress, place emphasis on, point up, punctuate, rub in, spotlight, star, stress, underline, underscore
Dictionary Results for accentuate:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
accentuate
    v 1: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes
         exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: stress,
         emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent,
         accentuate]
    2: put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent
       the last syllable of each word" [syn: stress, accent,
       accentuate]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Accentuate \Ac*cen"tu*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accentuated;
   p. pr. & vb. n. Accentuating.] [LL. accentuatus, p. p. of
   accentuare, fr. L. accentus: cf. F. accentuer.]
   1. To pronounce with an accent or with accents.
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   2. To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize.
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            In Bosnia, the struggle between East and West was
            even more accentuated.                --London
                                                  Times.
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   3. To mark with the written accent.
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