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accentuate

verb accent, deepen, emphasize, heighten, highlight, intensify, italicize, make clear, point up, pronounce, punctuate, reaffirm, spearhead, star, strengthen, stress, underline, underscore
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While there is a tendency to view information literacy for journalism students within a training framework, and while this view certainly has merit, there are larger issues that accentuate the social responsibility for such instruction to journalism students.
Our research accentuates the need to preserve wild chimps," he says.
In the four works exhibited under the title "Un cielo senza fine" (An endless sky) float bent-over female bodies, wan figures almost suffocated by the pervasive and blinding light, which accentuates their hieratic isolation.
By pushing the record of chordates so close to this pivotal event, the new discovery "accentuates the speed of the diversification," says Conway Morris.
Segantini's luminous color accentuates the allegorical character of his compositions and prepared the way for his late foray into Symbolist territory.
In contrast, the other image set -- recorded when the sun was low in the sky -- has many more shadows, a feature that accentuates the shape and height of the Martian terrain.
The flower accentuates his femininity, drawing attention to his angelic face and long, thin fingers.
For now, however, the findings suggest that depression accentuates the influence of risk factors for the disease through biological pathways that remain unknown, Kaplan says.
Perhaps exile - like a somewhat perverse laboratory - merely accentuates that condition of strangeness that constitutes all of us.
Even before human-like creatures came along, hand and posture preferences among early prosimians, monkeys and apes paved the way for a human brain that accentuates right-handedness and contains structures within the left side of the brain exploited for speech and language comprehension by natural selection, theorize psychologist Peter F.
By courting an outsider status, he accentuates the idiosyncratic, and it is not entirely coincidental that his artistic language bears an oblique resemblance to certain kinds of "outsider art." It goes without saying that there is a long tradition of artists and writers who have fueled their imaginations by pursuing the kind of bliss that comes from getting lost in unknown places, who have become addicted to a sense of estrangement or alienation.
While Bao reduces tangential design details in his cars, he accentuates and intensifies their chrome, and his smallish paintings are powerful and glossy candy-colored conveyors of great formal beauty.