any oscine bird of the family Prunellidae, of Europe and Asia, resembling sparrows but having more finely pointed bills, as the hedge sparrow.
Alpine Warbler (accentor alpīnus), a European bird of the same genus as the hedge-sparrow.
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any small sparrow-like songbird of the genus Prunella, family Prunellidae, which inhabit mainly mountainous regions of Europe and Asia See also hedge sparrow
of or relating to or stress. Prosody. of or relating to poetry based on the number of stresses, as distinguished from poetry depending on the number of syllables or quantities. Contemporary Examples Sherwood Forest, for instance, is a killing field of accentual integrity. Stars Who Can’t Do Accents Richard Rushfield December 8, 2010 Historical Examples […]
of or relating to or stress. Prosody. of or relating to poetry based on the number of stresses, as distinguished from poetry depending on the number of syllables or quantities. adjective of, relating to, or having accents; rhythmic (prosody) of or relating to verse based on the number of stresses in a line rather than […]
to give emphasis or prominence to. to mark or pronounce with an . Contemporary Examples Social forces in Britain today will accentuate these trends. The Downside of Brit-Bashing Joel Kotkin June 15, 2010 A situation like the current one is likely to accentuate his weakness. After the Israel Synagogue Massacre: A New Intifada? Michael Tomasky […]
to give emphasis or prominence to. to mark or pronounce with an . Contemporary Examples Her pixie haircut, a few months post-chemo, accentuated her ski-slope nose and flirty smile. The Stripper Who Lost a Breast Melissa Lion August 20, 2009 Historical Examples Each of the four actions of the muscles should be carefully distinguished and […]
to give emphasis or prominence to. to mark or pronounce with an . Historical Examples I shall be able to cast a glance at my fifty volumes, tearing out the bad pages, accentuating the best ones. Balzac Frederick Lawton Now it rose, now it fell, accentuating the silence dense about it. The Speaker, No. 5: […]