Definition of Accentually

1. adv. In an accentual manner; in accordance with accent.



Definition of Accentually

1. Adverb. In an accentual manner; in accordance with accent. ¹

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Definition of Accentually

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accentually

accent grave
accent mark
accent marks
accented
accenting
accentless
accentlessly
accentlessness
accentor
accentors
accents
accentuable
accentual
accentual system
accentuality
accentually (current term)
accentuate
accentuated
accentuates
accentuating
accentuation
accentuations
accentuator
accentuators
accept
accept service
acceptabilities
acceptability
acceptable
acceptable daily intake

Literary usage of Accentually

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1. The Foreign Sources of Modern English Versification: With Especial Reference by Charlton Miner Lewis (1898)
"This is true only if the verses are read accentually, and it is of course not to be presumed that such a reading was ever intended by these early poets. ..."

2. Georg Rudolf Weckherlin: The Embodiment of a Transitional Stage in German by Aaron Schaffer (1918)
"... if read so as to prove accentually correct, violate the metre in which they are written, or if read so as to sound metrically flawless, ..."

3. The Modern Greek Language in Its Relation to Ancient Greek by Edmund Martin Geldart (1870)
"Either his lines read accentually, are mere prose, or they scan themselves, which, though with him a rarer, is a yet greater defect. ..."

4. An Introduction to the Methods and Materials of Literary Criticism: The by Charles Mills Gayley, Fred. Newton Scott (1899)
"There is also a remark to the effect that certain words may be accentually of one metre and quantitatively of another — eg female, ..."

5. Bell's Ladies' reader: a class-book of poetry for schools and families. With by David Charles Bell (1885)
"The words expressive of each member of a sentence,—Subject, Predicate, or Circumstance,—should be accentually united, and the members ..."

6. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"Similarly the cadence is constructed for the most part accentually, but in some instances quantitatively. ..."

7. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"In these the mediaeval feeling for the Cross shows itself, and while the metre is correct, it is so facile that one may read or sing the lines accentually. ..."

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