Synonyms of accentuate in English:


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1‘his jacket unfortunately accentuated his paunch’

focus attention on, bring attention to, call attention to, draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accent, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, give prominence to, make more prominent, make more noticeable, play up, bring to the fore, heighten, stress, emphasize, lay emphasis on, put emphasis on

mask, divert attention from

2‘that characteristic thump which accentuates the first beat of the bar’

emphasize, stress, lay the stress on, place the stress on, put the stress on, lay the emphasis on, place the emphasis on, put the emphasis on, give emphasis to, put the force on, accent