Synonyms for accentuates
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : ak-sen-choo-eyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛn tʃuˌeɪt|
Top 10 synonyms for accentuates
Définition of accentuatesOrigin :
- 1731, from Medieval Latin accentuatus, past participle of accentuare "to accent," from Latin accentus (see accent (n.)). Originally "to pronounce with an accent;" meaning "emphasize" is recorded from 1865.
- You've got to accentuate the positiveEliminate the negativeLatch on to the affirmativeDon't mess with Mister In-Between["Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive," 1944, music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by Johnny Mercer]
- Related: Accentuated; accentuating.
- verb focus attention on
- The dissimilarity of the plays only accentuates the likeness of the two protagonists.
- Extract from : « The Man Shakespeare » by Frank Harris
- On the contrary, it accentuates the differences between men.
- Extract from : « Parenthood and Race Culture » by Caleb Williams Saleeby
- Far from veiling it or apologizing for it, Paul accentuates this offence.
- Extract from : « The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians » by G. G. Findlay
- But it is mainly "business," perhaps, that accentuates our individualism.
- Extract from : « The Oxford Book of American Essays » by Various
- The knowledge that accentuates personality is verily a hindrance.
- Extract from : « Letters from a Sf Teacher » by Shaikh Sharfuddn Maner
- Woman's liberty also accentuates the dimorphism but by another process.
- Extract from : « The Natural Philosophy of Love » by Remy de Gourmont
- By constricting187 the waist it accentuates the salience of the bosom and hips.
- Extract from : « Woman and Womanhood » by C. W. Saleeby
- The stuffing does not disguise, nor seek to disguise; it accentuates.
- Extract from : « The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft » by George Gissing
- Still he accentuates the fact that "their improvement is astonishing."
- Extract from : « American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 5, May, 1889 » by Various
- This accentuates the importance of having one's teeth plainly marked with one's name and address.
- Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, January 28, 1914 » by Various
Antonyms for accentuates
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