Thesaurus / accentuates


Rise of temperature opposes or neutralises the geotropic curvature; fall of temperature, on the other hand, accentuates it.

The dissimilarity of the plays only accentuates the likeness of the two protagonists.

The poet was evidently fond of the pleasures of the table, and accentuates the material rather than the spiritual side of things.

The stuffing does not disguise, nor seek to disguise; it accentuates.

But it is mainly "business," perhaps, that accentuates our individualism.

The quiet majesty and silent eloquence of the one accentuates the feebleness of the other.

Cathedrals of SpainJohn A. (John Allyne) Gade

It is the length of her eyes that accentuates their steadiness of gaze—helped, of course, by the dark brows and lashes.

By constricting187 the waist it accentuates the salience of the bosom and hips.

Woman and WomanhoodC. W. Saleeby

Each pillar is encircled by eight shafts—an arrangement that accentuates its loftiness.

How France Built Her CathedralsElizabeth Boyle O'Reilly

There is attached to a hidden, skulking enemy a mystery that accentuates the sense of peril.

Grit A-PlentyDillon Wallace

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