Her long, dark hair falls softly around her face, accenting her eyes, which are round and liquid.
In the Scherzo are chimes, accenting the tune of the dance, and even castanets, besides triangle and other percussion.
"She was my mother," said Benedetto, accenting the word was.
A possible variation of motive in band designing may be secured by accenting.
By accenting the height of the ridges the loess also adds to the scenery of the county.
Punctuation, hyphenation, capitalisation and accenting of common words has been corrected without note here.
What is the value of accenting the functional parts in clay design?
I have never met him,” corrected Elizabeth, accenting the “met.
"I order you to leave Petaca, at once," said Raul, accenting each word.
"I am very glad to see you," she said, accenting the adjective.
late 14c., "particular mode of pronunciation," from Middle French accent, from Old French acent (13c.), from Latin accentus "song added to speech," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + cantus "a singing," past participle of canere "to sing" (see chant (v.)). Loan-translation of Greek prosoidia, from pros- "to" + oide "song," which apparently described the pitch scheme in Greek verse. The decorating sense of "something that emphasizes or highlights" is from 1972.
"to pronounce with accent or stress," 1520s, from Middle French accenter, from Old French acenter, from accent (see accent (n.)). Related: Accented; accenting.