accented accented  /ˈæk sɛn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) used of syllables
  2. (adj) bearing a stress or accent

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Smaller tables, accented by original George Nelson swag-leg chairs, have been rendered from resin and glow from within via abundant natural light.
  2. Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, a Tokyo correspondent for PTI, grew up in Kobe, Japan, which she hopes excuses her hopelessly raw, Kansai-accented Japanese.
  3. Arthur Kober, 74, Bronx-accented humorist and playwright; of cancer; in Manhattan.

News

  • Streetwise: New store adds some embellishment to downtown

    Everyone, please welcome Tammy Russell and her sister, Deanna Qualley to the downtown Oshkosh business community now that their store, 2 Blondes, 461 N. Main St., opened last week. The store features new clothes that can be creatively accented using iron-ons, rhinestones, sequins and other items. They're also intending to offer gifts and accessories from local vendors, art classes, a few baked ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Oshkosh Northwestern

Quotes

  1. "I can assure you that this Swiss-accented German is not easy to understand," said Putin, who learned to speak the language during his early career as a KGB spy in Dresden.
    on Jun 27, 2009 By: Vladimir Putin Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. This award winning drummer has been recognized by Downbeat Magazine as a rising star and Los Angeles Jazz Scene Magazine say that his "perfectly accented and dynamic drumming makes him a standout."
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Chris Potter Source: PR Leap (press release)

  3. "Evening is about layers of sheer fabrics giving the illusion of seeing lots of skin. Billowing shirts, draped bodices and weightless volumes accented with copper and bronze beading," Lhuillier said.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Monique Lhuillier Source: WRAL.com

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