Social forces in Britain today will accentuate these trends.
A situation like the current one is likely to accentuate his weakness.
With the lines drawn for November, Republicans tended to accentuate the positive.
1731, from Medieval Latin accentuatus, past participle of accentuare "to accent," from Latin accentus (see accent (n.)). Originally "to pronounce with an accent;" meaning "emphasize" is recorded from 1865.
You've got to accentuate the positiveRelated: Accentuated; accentuating.
Eliminate the negative
Latch on to the affirmative
Don't mess with Mister In-Between
["Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive," 1944, music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by Johnny Mercer]