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accented

Definitions of accented
  1. adjective
    bearing a stress or accent
    synonyms: stressed
    emphasised, emphasized, emphatic
    spoken with emphasis
    masculine
    (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable
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    Antonyms:
    unstressed
    not bearing a stress or accent
    feminine
    (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable
    light, unaccented, weak
    (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
    unemphatic
    not emphasized
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  2. adjective
    used of syllables
    synonyms: tonic
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    Antonyms:
    atonic, unaccented
    used of syllables
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