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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of accentuate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Strongly marked; strong; prominent; very distinct: as, accentuated features; an accentuated fault of manner.

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Examples

  • Jane was proclaimed by John Rose Mackrell (to his dying day the poor gentleman tried vainly to get the second syllable of his name accentuated) a young woman who would outlive twice over the husband she had.

    The Amazing Marriage — Complete

  • And Carinthia Jane was proclaimed by John Rose Mackrell (to his dying day the poor gentleman tried vainly to get the second syllable of his name accentuated) a young woman who would outlive twice over the husband she had.

    The Amazing Marriage — Volume 3

  • New York, 1906, p. 89) places hymns in this measure among those "in which the verbal accent preponderates and the metrical accent only makes itself noticeable in certain places (particularly in the fourth line and when a line closes with a word accentuated on the penultimate)".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • The slump of his shoulders and a bleak expression accentuated the careworn look in his eyes.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • She assumed a grim expression accentuated by the severity of her long straight bangs.

    The Cat Who Sang For The Birds

  • This kind of accentuated a growing dissatisfaction and disillusionment with the camp system.

    Oral History Interview with Igal Roodenko, April 11, 1974. Interview B-0010. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • When one of the flight crew radioed Tokyo Airport, one minute and two seconds after missile detonation, his breathing was already "accentuated" as he was then speaking through the mike located in his oxygen mask,

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The outfit "accentuated" some areas to make them look a bit more curvier than normal.

    Usmagazine.com celebrity_news

  • Her "accentuated" breasts left many wondering whether or not she has joined the breast implants club.

    mjsbigblog

  • More than ever seeming the creature of ill omen which he has been to Mexico, the bandit leader, almost six feet in height and thin to the point of slenderness, stared out into the darkness, the blackness of his charro suit accentuated by the light which flowed around him.

    The Zapata interview

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