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Overview of verb accent

The verb accent has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate

(to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet")

2. stress, accent, accentuate

(put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word")


Overview of adj accented

The adj accented has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tonic, accented

(used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word")

2. stressed, accented

(bearing a stress or accent; "an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'")

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