accentuate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ækˈsɛntʃueɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ækˈsɛntʃuˌeɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ak sencho̅o̅ āt′)

Inflections of 'accentuate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
accentuates
v 3rd person singular
accentuating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
accentuated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
accentuated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: stress - when speaking
Synonyms:
accent , stress , emphasize , emphasise (UK), put emphasis on, put stress on
Sense: Verb: make more intense
Synonyms:
intensify, strengthen , amplify, deepen , redouble, heighten, magnify, step up
Sense: Verb: make more obvious
Synonyms:
underline , underscore , highlight , exaggerate, play up, put emphasis on, spotlight , stress , point up

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