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See Spanish definition of acentuar
1(difference) hacer resaltar(fact/necessity) subrayar(fact/necessity) recalcar(eyes/features) realzar(eyes/features) hacer resaltarthis only accentuates the problem — esto solo agudiza el problema
- You can't argue with Sky, ITV and, previously, the BBC for accentuating its positives out of all proportion.
- They have shown impressive skill in affirming and accentuating the positives of even the most adverse of circumstances.
- Instead of focusing on the length of your cut, concentrate on accentuating your best feature.
- His loping gait accentuates his already considerable height, the gangly adolescent now grown up.
- His shoulders are wide, accentuated by the jacket he is wearing, his neck thick, and his hands huge.
- Above all, of course, we must accentuate the positive, making the most all that is good in our lovely city and county.
- Andrews wondered why people don't accentuate the positive rather than dwelling on the negative.
- Lighting should accentuate the architectural features of a room.
- Rather than dwell on poor academic performance, it said, teachers are taught to accentuate the positive.
- I am keen to accentuate the positives and there are many if we care to look for them.
- 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.
- Her pale skin became rosy, accentuating her delicate features, and contrasting her dark hair and eyes beautifully.
- He was not a man at all, she now saw, but instead a handsome boy, his careless grin accentuating his already striking features.
- By accentuating the positive effects of global commerce, they hope to show that the left's new bogey man has no clothes.
- Herge, then aged seventy-one, was a gaunt figure, his face deeply lined, accentuating his sharp features.
- He emerges and they dance a sweet duet, her fragility accentuated by his height and strength.
- To accentuate his point, he referred to the Gospel which emphasises forgiveness.
- Nighttime pupil dilation accentuates the problem and makes it more noticeable.
- 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.
- As the king unready to govern Simon Bartlett gave what could be called the performance of a lifetime, his lisping accentuating the monarch's worldly innocence.
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