accent

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use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance accentuation
accent indicating stress of a spoken sound acute accent
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse beat , cadence , measure , meter , metre
speech, strong accent in brogue
accent, Irish brogue
mark, accent, on foreign letters diacritical mark
accent and vocabulary of regional or social group dialect
accent mark grave
accent that is throaty guttural
verse, accent on stressed syllable in ictus
word having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable oxytone
accent on last syllable, word with oxytone
word having stress or acute accent on the next to last syllable paroxytone
word having stress or acute accent on the antepenult proparoxytone
accent given to a syllable stress
musical shift of accent in passage or composition syncopation
rhythmic shift of accent not coinciding with metric accent syncopation
ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat valse , waltz
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