Accenting
Accent Ac*cent", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accenting}.] [OF. accenter, F. accentuer.] [1913 Webster] 1. To express the accent of (either by the voice or by a mark); to utter or to mark with accent. [1913 Webster]

2. To mark emphatically; to emphasize. [1913 Webster]


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