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Synonyms for Accent (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (special importance or significance):

WordNet sense 2 (the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people):
dialect, idiom

WordNet sense 3 (distinctive manner of oral expression):
speech pattern

WordNet sense 4 (the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)):

WordNet sense 5 (a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation):
accent mark

WordNet sense 6 (to stress, single out as important):
accentuate, emphasize, punctuate, emphasise

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