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synonyms for accentuates

  • emphasize
  • highlight
  • point up
  • underline
  • underscore
  • accent
  • feature
  • spotlight
  • stress
  • bring attention to
  • call attention to
  • draw attention to
  • give prominence to
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How to use accentuates in a sentence

The low, almost feminine, voice sharply accentuates the cadaver-like face and figure.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The regular tolling of the gong, calling to toil or meals, accentuates the enervating routine.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
If loosely held, the saw is bound to sag from side to side during the stroke, and a short stroke accentuates the lateral movement.
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He carefully weighs every word, and accentuates his thought with long pauses, and decided touches upon the words.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
An attitude accentuates a condition or feeling by prolonging its pantomimic suggestion.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
True art always accentuates both order and play, not in antagonistic opposition, but in sympathetic union.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
It is delicately hollowed at the nape, where a little silver chain accentuates the gentle curve.
THE CHOICE OF LIFEGEORGETTE LEBLANC
Above the sideboard a circular, concave mirror of elaborate eighteenth century type accentuates the period furnishing of the room.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
Each pillar is encircled by eight shafts—an arrangement that accentuates its loftiness.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
It is a dismal park of concentrated griefs where each mourner accentuates the emotional distress of all others.
ELEMENTARY THEOSOPHYL. W. ROGERS
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