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synonyms for accentuation

  • accent
  • attention
  • emphasizing
  • stress
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antonyms for accentuation

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  • ignorance
  • unimportance
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How to use accentuation in a sentence

These examples, however, do little towards enabling modern scholars to form a notion of the Greek system of accentuation.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
Thus out of rhythm grows very naturally an accentuation which gives balance, structure, and form.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
A language is always necessary to the completion or, at least, to the accentuation of, any mental action.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
The monologue requires great accentuation of the subjective element in pantomime.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
The monologue is so subtle, and requires such accentuation of deep impression, that attitudes are especially necessary.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
The great man, I suppose for the sake of greater impressiveness, sometimes changed the accepted accentuation of words.
A SPORTSMAN'S SKETCHESIVAN TURGENEV
Accentuation plays an important part in determining the forms of words.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
But it is necessary to add a few words as regards his system of accentuation, elision, contraction, and other noteworthy points.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
And gradually the earnest, immovable uniformity of accentuation is changed into a more billowing, rhythmic fluidity.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
Accentuation is the stressing of the proper syllables in words.
THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKINGDALE CARNAGEY (AKA DALE CARNEGIE) AND J. BERG ESENWEIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACCENTUATION

  • accentuation
  • articulation
  • beat
  • cadence
  • emphasis
  • enunciation
  • force
  • inflection
  • intonation
  • meter
  • modulation
  • pronunciation
  • rhythm
  • stroke
  • timbre
  • tonality
  • tone
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