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Definition of Accentuate


  1. To pronounce with an accent or with accents.
  2. To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize.
  3. To mark with the written accent.

Accentuate Quotations

To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently.
Florenz Ziegfeld

Not to be vain, but I have nice long legs, so I like to accentuate them. Find what part of your body you love most - it can be your arms, your chest, your legs - and emphasize that.
Khloe Kardashian

Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!
Donna Karan

I like when a girl knows what she looks like and dresses to accentuate those features.
Zac Efron

I am suggesting that as we go through life, we 'accentuate the positive.' I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort.
Gordon B. Hinckley
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Accentuate Translations

accentuate in Afrikaans is beklemtoon
accentuate in Dutch is accentueren, beklemtonen
accentuate in French is accentuer, souligner
accentuate in German is betonen, akzentuieren
accentuate in Italian is accentatura
accentuate in Norwegian is fremheve, betone
accentuate in Swedish is betona, accentuera
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