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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of accentuate.

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Examples

  • And that name accentuates the wonder that He to whom all the ordered armies of the universe submit and belong should still take us for His inheritance.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Isaiah and Jeremiah

  • For example, the pride expression accentuates a man's muscularity and upper body size, features which have been shown to be among the most attractive to women.

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  • It was moving and great to do it, especially at eight and a half months pregnant, because if you have a problem with women's ordination that kind of accentuates it … This is what it means to ordain women - they get maternity leave when they start!

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  • It kicks opens the spiritual lotus flower and accentuates the movement in its opening.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • It kicks opens the spiritual lotus flower and accentuates the movement in its opening.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • The presence of a large body of water and the shrieking of seagulls reminds the visitor that this theme is not only workable but in many ways accentuates some of the qualities of the region that are often overlooked.

    Jason Feulner

  • Red Newt Cabernet Franc: The cheese softens the wine a bit, and accentuates the fruitiness.

    PALATE 2009: Tasting Finger Lakes Wines and Cheeses with Shannon Brock

  • Lederhosen are the short leather breeches, often with matching suspenders, associated broadly with Germany, though they are unique to Bavaria and other areas of the Alps. The female equivalent is the dirndl, a knee-to-floor-length dress with a tight bodice that accentuates a woman's chest.

    At Oktoberfest, a Controversy Brews Over Racy Designer Dirndls

  • To eliminate the slack top layer, which accentuates wrinkles, get a professional microdermabrasion or use a handheld exfoliater.

    Exfoliating, moisturizing can save your skin

  • The transparent piece of furniture is formed in such a way that light accentuates the curves.

    Plastic Dandy Chair by Isaac Monté

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