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accenting

ak sen ting

  • n  the act of giving special importance or significance to something
  • v  to stress, single out as important
  • v  put stress on; utter with an accent

  • Always there is the pulsing drive of his ever moving feet, percussively accenting the chords and the words.
  • For Women onlyPlease walk the aisles quietly, without accenting your hard heels; if you are not too fat, tiptoe it.
  • When he could not stand the idea of drawing another frock coat, he would paint himself again, accenting his pixie face, dressing himself in outlandish costumes.
News & Articles

  • Inside The Margins Of Val Ackerman’s “White Paper”
    Under the NCAA umbrella for 32 years, women’s college basketball is barely half the age of their men, who just celebrated its 75th anniversary as championship partners with the governing body of collegiate athletics. The sport has sought a singular vision, a steadying voice accenting its strength, diminishing its [...]        
    June 21, 2013 - Hartford Courant
Quotes

  • Brad Gilbert in Telegraph.co.uk
    The Ford F-150 lends itself to accenting because it's so recognizable as America's favorite pickup. It's already widely accepted because it comes in the most varieties and customers spend more on it than any other truck to personalize it even... Chip Foose http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chip_Foose&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHz7WOH-sPx97yEVx50IR1b7ZEtTw Autoblog (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.autoblog.com/2007/03/30/new-york-preview-ford-f-150-foose-edition-debuts/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEwYdMRhbfOz-oqK-ZV_36usuVJ7A Mar 30, 2007 597 987 accenting I like to think that with every player I simplify what's going on in their life a little bit," said Gilbert, sounding more like a psychiatrist than a coach. "I help them with match strategy, I help them by accenting the things they do well...

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