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synonyms for punctuates

  • interrupt
  • intersperse
  • pepper
  • sprinkle
  • underline
  • accent
  • accentuate
  • break
  • divide
  • emphasize
  • interject
  • intersect
  • mark
  • point
  • separate
  • stress
  • point up
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antonyms for punctuates

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  • collect
  • gather
  • agree
  • attach
  • combine
  • join
  • unite
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How to use punctuates in a sentence

Such is the way of the buzzard—that shifting black question mark which punctuates a Southern sky.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Turnbull misses the rhythmical play in the first and second 'though,' and punctuates the second so as to read with next line.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF RICHARD CRASHAW, VOLUME I (OF 2)RICHARD CRASHAW
For his Reverence always punctuates his speech with these sweet sighs of joy.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
Such is the way of the buzzard—that shifting black question-mark which punctuates a Southern sky.
KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 2 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
The poinsettias flower punctuates points of deepest p. 3colour from out of vases fashioned like the lotus.
FOR LOVE OF THE KINGOSCAR WILDE
In the other case, the flight is the main concern, and the voice merely punctuates it.
BIRD STORIES FROM BURROUGHSJOHN BURROUGHS
The struggle for existence punctuates the increase of population.
HERBERT SPENCERJ. ARTHUR THOMSON
He usually punctuates his complaints with a whack on a table or back of a chair.
TOPPLETON'S CLIENTJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
She punctuates her animated conversation with the manager with smiles and nods.
MY ACTOR-HUSBANDANONYMOUS
Music punctuates not merely intervals between scenes and acts, but critical pauses in the speeches of the actors.
SHAKESPEARE AND THE MODERN STAGESIR SIDNEY LEE
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