syncopate

Definitions of syncopate
  1. verb
    modify the rhythm by stressing or accenting a weak beat
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    type of:
    modify
    make less severe or harsh or extreme
  2. verb
    omit a sound or letter in a word
    syncopate a word”
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    type of:
    shorten
    make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
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