Meaning of ACCENTUATE in English

ACCENTUATE

verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

In Britain, the choice between state and private schools accentuates the differences between rich and poor.

The director uses music to accentuate the rising dramatic tension.

The separation between the entryway and the living room can be further accentuated by placing a screen near the doorway.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But the very act of liberals accentuating the positive is what is likely to intrigue political scientists, historians and economists.

Her mouth was full, and a half-moon of light accentuated the lustrous curve of her lower lip.

Roasted Three-Seed Bread makes superior toast because then the roasted flavors are accentuated.

The rejection of the newly mobile toddler may be accentuated if another baby is born at this time.

This will almost always accentuate the rigidity and sometimes is the only manner in which it can be demonstrated.

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