Verb(1) to stress, single out as important(2) put stress on; utter with an accent
(1) Lighting should accentuate the architectural features of a room.(2) I am keen to accentuate the positives and there are many if we care to look for them.(3) Rather than dwell on poor academic performance, it said, teachers are taught to accentuate the positive.(4) Above all, of course, we must accentuate the positive, making the most all that is good in our lovely city and county.(5) To accentuate his point, he referred to the Gospel which emphasises forgiveness.(6) Andrews wondered why people don't accentuate the positive rather than dwelling on the negative.(7) His loping gait accentuates his already considerable height, the gangly adolescent now grown up.(8) Nighttime pupil dilation accentuates the problem and makes it more noticeable.(9) By accentuating the positive effects of global commerce, they hope to show that the left's new bogey man has no clothes.(10) You can't argue with Sky, ITV and, previously, the BBC for accentuating its positives out of all proportion.(11) Herge, then aged seventy-one, was a gaunt figure, his face deeply lined, accentuating his sharp features.(12) He emerges and they dance a sweet duet, her fragility accentuated by his height and strength.(13) Instead of focusing on the length of your cut, concentrate on accentuating your best feature.(14) With a laugh, the man emerged from the shadow of a canvas overhang in front of a shop, the light from the moon accentuating his features almost as well as the sun would.(15) He was not a man at all, she now saw, but instead a handsome boy, his careless grin accentuating his already striking features.(16) She stands up decisively and pulls her t-shirt down at the sides, accentuating the waistless bulge of her torso that protrudes for some distance from her body.
1. focus attention on ::
2. emphasize ::
3. accent ::
Different Formsaccentuate, accentuated, accentuates, accentuating
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