1. tonic accent emphasis that results from pitch rather than loudness
  2. sanctioned established by authority
  3. nascent being born or beginning
  4. Tangshan an industrial city of northeastern China in Hebei province
  5. ionic bond a chemical bond between oppositely charged ions
  6. negotiant someone who negotiates
  7. sanction official permission or approval
  8. tongue-shaped shaped like a tongue
  9. dachshund small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows
  10. function what something is used for
  11. dunk shot a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
  12. accent special importance or significance
  13. wedding chest chest for storage of clothing (trousseau) and household goods in anticipation of marriage
  14. word accent the distribution of stresses within a polysyllabic word
  15. truncation the act of cutting short
  16. communication the activity of conveying information
  17. thermionic current an electric current produced between two electrodes as a result of electrons emitted by thermionic emission
  18. on occasion now and then or here and there
  19. Teng Hsiaoping Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
  20. connection a relation between things or events