reaccentuate

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ accentuate

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reaccentuate (third-person singular simple present reaccentuates, present participle reaccentuating, simple past and past participle reaccentuated)

  1. To accentuate again; to place renewed emphasis on
    • 2002, Nancy F. Kott, Public Vows[1], ISBN 0674008758, page 209:
      This contractual approach reaccentuated the element of consent in monogamy, which had always been central to its prominence as a public institution.

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