Acute Accent

Entertainment / Literature / Acute Accent: A diacritical mark indicating primary stress.

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Accent Noun Synonyms: emphasis, stress, force, prominence, accentuation, intensity, inflection, cadence, beat
Accent Verb Synonyms: accentuate, emphasize, stress, give prominence to, mark, underline, underscore, distinguish, highlight, set off or apart
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Other Words for Acute

Acute Adjective Synonyms: sharp, pointed, narrow
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Acute Myocardial Infarction

Health / First Aid / Acute Myocardial Infarction: Definition of a heart attack. Also known as an acute myocardial infarction. MORE

Acute Exposure

Health / Disease / Acute Exposure: Contact with a substance that occurs once or for only a short time (up to 14 days) [compare with intermediate duration exposure and chronic exposure]. MORE

Acute Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Acute Schizophrenia: (a-cute skiz-o-fre-ne-ah) The height of symptoms of schizophrenia. MORE

Acute Toxicity

Business / Agriculture / Acute Toxicity: The ability of a substance to cause harmful effects soon after a single exposure or dose. Also, any severe poisonous effect resulting from a single short-term exposure to a toxic substance. See also c MORE

Wrenched Accent

Entertainment / Literature / Wrenched Accent: As Babette Deutsch phrases it, wrenched accent is 'The triumph of metrical stress over word accent when the two conflict' (195). Normally, a word like body typically has a strong stress on the first s MORE

Hovering Accent

Entertainment / Literature / Hovering Accent: Another term for spondee. See spondee. MORE

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