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.
In the film, Cattrall carries an extra 20 pounds and does everything to accentuate her age.
And we have every reason for this split to continue and accentuate itself tonight.
Though Ruth was very much annoyed, the incident seemingly served to accentuate Winfield's enjoyment.
A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity.
He might want to emphasize a long, low room by horizontal lines, or to accentuate a lofty one by verticals.
But this only appeared to accentuate the profound stillness.
They were called from their cells merely to accentuate his disgrace.
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]