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verb as in focus attention on

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Joël’s newest offering accentuates the determination for change that is needed and communicated in the music.

These Bormioli Rocco glasses “are the best combination of visual appeal, durability, and flexibility in terms of accentuating as many types of wines as possible,” says Kyle Davidson, formerly beverage director and general manager of Elske in Chicago.

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They accentuate the human rights concern that a person’s sexuality is their personal decision.

Home gyms, basements, and outdoor amenities are also a key area for homeowners to accentuate.

An unoccupied, staged office can accentuate this as a huge selling point.

A situation like the current one is likely to accentuate his weakness.

And we have every reason for this split to continue and accentuate itself tonight.

Assuming that Romney does indeed lose, I advise Republicans to accentuate the positive.

With the lines drawn for November, Republicans tended to accentuate the positive.

In the film, Cattrall carries an extra 20 pounds and does everything to accentuate her age.

The distant puffing of fire engines, the shrieking of river sirens, accentuate my loneliness.

Her mourning garb only served to accentuate her radiant beauty.

So far the result of education has been to accentuate religious differences and animosities.

And in order to accentuate the action of the censor the police dealt cruel blows to the authors.

The speaker of the monologue must accentuate the effect of his interlocutor as flexibly and freely as in the case of the dialogue.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accentuate, such as: emphasize, highlight, point up, underline, underscore, and accent.

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