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    accented

    accented - Dictionary definition and meaning for word accented

    Definition
    (adj) used of syllables
    Synonyms : tonic
    Example Sentence
    • a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word
    Definition
    (adj) bearing a stress or accent
    Synonyms : stressed
    Example Sentence
    • an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'
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