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Definition 1: bearing a stress or accent - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where accented or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'

Synonyms for accented in the sense of this definition

(accented is similar to ...) spoken with emphasis

"an emphatic word"

(accented is similar to ...) (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable

"a masculine cadence" "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'"

Definition 2: (used of syllables) bearing the principle stress, usually accompanied by a change in pitch - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where accented or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word

Synonyms for accented in the sense of this definition

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