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1) accentuate. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...To stress or emphasize; intensify: enacted sweeping land-reform plans that accentuated the already chaotic pattern of landholding (James Fallows). 2. To pronounce...

2) reggae. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...origin having elements of calypso and rhythm and blues, characterized by a strongly accentuated offbeat. Jamaican English, ultimately from rege-rege, ragged clothing,...

3) reggae. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Jamaica, combining elements of calypso and rhythm and blues (see blues) with a strongly accentuated offbeat. Bob Marley was the first internationally known reggae...

4) 1847. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...thus securing fixity of tenure. The measure acted favorably on the sheep industry, but accentuated the conflict between pastoralists and small farmers. 1 1848 The...

5) 9. Mr. Thomas Marvel. Wells, H.G. 1898. The Invisible Man
...and a beard of bristling eccentricity. His figure inclined to embonpoint; his short limbs accentuated this inclination. He wore a furry silk hat, and the frequent...

6) §21. Lurid Melodrama. XVIII. The Drama, 1860–1918. Vol. 17. Later National Literature, Part II. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...middle class; it was the beau ideal of entertainment for the working people. Its violence accentuated the violences of American life, and Owen Davis and Theodore...

7) §14. Ambrose Philips and his "Pastorals;" His Namby-Pamby poems. VI. Lesser Verse Writers. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...by the very quality they were intended to ridicule) were suborned by Pope, and the quarrel was accentuated by the fact that Ambrose not only belonged to the rival...

8) Nov. 26. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...press) ushered in a period of acute tension between France and Italy, which became even more accentuated with the Fascist victories in Spain. 2 Dec. 6 France and...

9) Rigaud, Hyacinthe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...his portraits of Louis XIV, in which the regal bearing and splendid costume of the ruler are accentuated. Rigaud is well represented in the Louvre....

10) §8. The Arian Controversy proper: Peirce and Hallett. XVI. The Literature of Dissent. Vol. 10. The Age of Johnson. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...practical or constitutional than literary. Among the dissenters, it assumed a particularly accentuated form of the subscription controversy. In 1717, James Peirce...

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