What does the word accentuate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Accentuation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To give accent to; emphasize.

Usage examples for accentuate

  1. The situation was precisely one of the suddenly- arising and acute crises in warfare which accentuate the difference between races. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  2. Other Socialists then, and many Socialists now, endeavoured by all means to accentuate their differences from other people. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease