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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Bearing a (verbal) stress

Usage examples (34)
  • Noun : primary accent; secondary accent. ,We recognized his accents immediately. She corrected me in her usual mild accents. ,the unmistakably Brahmsian...
  • Verb (used with object) : to accent the first syllable of "into"; to accent the first word of "White House."
  • "Enjoying your stay?" she said, in German-accented English.
  • "Right here, Freddy," Gachet requests in French-accented English. for more
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