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accent mark, accent
n. a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
speech pattern, accent
n. distinctive manner of oral expression; "he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent"; "she had a very clear speech pattern"
accent, idiom, dialect
n. the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people; "the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"; "he has a strong German accent"; "it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"
accent, emphasis
n. special importance or significance; "the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis"; "the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents"
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accentuate, accent, stress
v. put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
emphasise, accentuate, accent, punctuate, emphasize, stress
v. to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
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tongue
n. a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
pidgin
n. an artificial language used for trade between speakers of different languages
idiom, parlance
n. a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
choice of words, verbiage, phraseology, phrasing, diction, wording
n. the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
inflection, modulation
n. a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
oral communication, voice communication, spoken language, spoken communication, speech communication, language, speech
n. (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
pronunciation
n. the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"
articulation
n. the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
diction, enunciation
n. the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
highlight
v. apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent; "highlight the area above your eyebrows"
take over, repeat
v. do over; "They would like to take it over again"
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accent
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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Relationships
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