accentuation

NOUN
  1. the act of giving special importance or significance to something
  2. the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance
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How To Use accentuation In A Sentence

  • Such accentuation of nonpolitical aspects of civil society provoked two major criticisms.
  • There's even the familiar accentuation of all odours on the streets; a very warm breeze; heck, even the bus driver played some Hindi songs.
  • Two experiments are carried out to investigate the role consistent accentuation plays in spoken discourse comprehension.
  • For one, the Sanskrit meter depends primarily on quantity - that is, on syllabic duration - rather than on stress, as English does; also, the riks have a tonal accentuation which cannot be introduced into English without artificiality.
  • This movement sounded a bit broader than I am used to or would have expected: it plays with acuteness and every note gets its accentuation, its declamation.
  • Duncan's accentuation of the foot's flatness and contact with the ground was further emphasized by her love of dancing on lawns in order to feel the earth between her toes.
  • The adverse effect of such strong accentuation on individualism was the erosion of the fragile sense of solidarity, which indigenous tradition attempted to revive in the national form.
  • I found that phrases in the opening got lost because of some odd accentuations.
  • The Fallacy of Accent ([Greek: prosodía]) is neither more nor less than a mistake in Greek accentuation. Deductive Logic
  • If a traditional tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is performed on this type of patient, there will be a limited improvement of the belly with persistence, and maybe even an accentuation, of the hip, back, and buttocks deformities.
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