Definition of Overaccentuate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overaccentuate

over to
overable
overabound
overabounded
overabounding
overabounds
overabstract
overabundance
overabundances
overabundant
overabundantly
overaccelerate
overaccelerated
overaccelerates
overaccelerating
overaccentuate (current term)
overaccentuated
overaccentuates
overaccommodate
overaccommodated
overaccommodates
overaccommodating
overachieve
overachieved
overachievement
overachievements
overachiever
overachievers
overachieves
overachieving

Literary usage of Overaccentuate

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1. The Incomparable Siddons by Florence Mary Wilson Parsons (1909)
"It is noticeable, in the play before me, that every emphatic word is underlined, as showing the tendency to overaccentuate which she and her brothers ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1895)
"An enthusiastic missionary professor might overaccentuate the subject; and some teachers have not made the special investigations necessary to the ..."

3. The Psychoanalytic Method by Oskar Pfister (1917)
"... into the center of the sexual life, just as unskilled educators, by false threats concerning masturbation, help to overaccentuate it and strengthen its ..."

4. Human Documents: Portraits and Biographies of Eminent Men by Herbert Spencer, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Everett Hale, Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, Hamlin Garland, Robert Barr (1895)
"There is a tendency to overaccentuate local peculiarities; differences, after all, are a county and the other of a village? You know that a person in a ..."

5. Human Documents: Portraits and Biographies of Eminent Men by Herbert Spencer, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Everett Hale, Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, Hamlin Garland, Robert Barr (1895)
"There is a tendency to overaccentuate local peculiarities ; differences, after all, are a county and the other of a village ? You know that a person in a ..."

6. A Legal Minimum Wage by John O'Grady (1915)
"They were afraid that the adoption of a high minimum at the start, might overaccentuate the difficulties of minimum wage legislation. ..."

7. New Worlds for Old by Herbert George Wells (1907)
"... overaccentuate that conception and draw away attention from aspects that may be ultimately more essential. Beginning with the proposition that the ..."

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