Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. accent, L. accentus,; ad, + cantus, a singing, canere, to sing. See Cant
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L. accentus, a tone or note—ad, to, canĕre, to sing.
The policeman had the bearing of a major-general and the accent of the city of Cork.
"The Stolen Singer" by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
A clear, slightly Harvard-accented male voice took over.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
There was vengeance in his very accent, but there was piety also.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
Correct pronunciation and accent depend upon the proper observance of quantity.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
At all times too gentle an accent is without effect, too glaring an accent is to be condemned.
"For Every Music Lover" by Aubertine Woodward Moore
I could only remark that her accents were thrillingly musical.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
She was generally supposed to be pure French, and her accent supported the theory, though she was in a small way a linguist.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
They differed in accent, in idiom, and in their very names for things.
"Anticipations" by Herbert George Wells
The appoggiatura is always accented, but the acciaccatura never is, the stress always falling on the melody tone.
"Music Notation and Terminology" by Karl W. Gehrkens
It has no high, compelling accent, no eloquence.
"Musical Portraits" by Paul Rosenfeld
But still the stricken lad,
Aloft or on his pillow,
Howled forth in accents sad
His aggravating "Willow!"
"Joe Golightly - Or, The First Lord's Daughter" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Let Kedar's wilderness afar
Lift up the lonely voice;
And let the tenants of the rock
With accent rude rejoice.
"Hymn VI. Behold! th' Ambassador Divine" by John Logan
Hark! the deep-toned, solemn peal!
Again it strikes the air!
My trembling accents steal
To join the anthem there.
"Sin Of The Choral Singer" by James Avis Bartley
Until with accent of regret
She touched upon the past once more,
As if she dared him to forget
His dream of yore.
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
E'en drunken Andrew felt the blow
That innocence can give,
When its resistless accents flow
To bid affection live.
"The Drunken Father" by Robert Bloomfield
But best, were thee to hide
And never come to light;
For in the worle can none but thee
These accents sound aright.
"A Fancy" by Edward Dyer
'Vulgaria': Raunch Comedy With An Asian Accent.
Arizona Seeks to Reassign Heavily Accented Teachers.
After passing the nation's toughest state immigration enforcement law, Arizona's school officials are now cracking down on teachers with heavy accents.
It's ideal for accenting artwork and decorative objects.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–The New York International Gift Fair has partnered with collaborative product design studio Red Clay for a crowd-sourced design project of a NYIGF branded tote and a new design concept for NYIGF's Accent on Design award.
Microfiber accent rugs and gun-tufted-like machine-made area rugs are just two examples of new products industry newcomer Regence Home is developing and bringing to the marketplace after only two years in the business.
Regence Home, the sales, marketing and distribution arm of Riviera Home, comes to the New York Home Fashions Market this month with expanded offerings in its area rug category as well as new accent and bath rug lines.
This red tea is punched up with fruity accents and a bit of rum.
When I heard that Red Iguana was opening a second location, I pictured it in the suburbs, in a brand-new shopping center with tasteful stacked-stone accents.
Be respectful of others' accents.
Concord Trading expanded its National Geographic license with a standalone accent rug program this market.
Made entirely from recycled paper, the ReWall Co.'s NakedBoard can be used as decorative wall board, wall-tile backer, ceiling panel, a curved wall, or accent material.
GOP Running Mates Rework Message, Put Accent on 'Change'.
Posh prints, gilded accents and plush velvet—we're taking orders from 17th century monarchs' styling teams.
It's Roll Tide for Temecula Chaparral girls soccer standout Noelle Sanz , who accepted that she "might develop an accent" when she heads to Alabama to play her college ball.
The main accent is put on the investigation of the conditions, under which the ﬁnite dimensional operators are dense in norm in the space of quasi-p-nuclear operators, as well as in the space of all absolutely p-summing operators in the topology of ”πp -compact convergence”.
Approximation of operators in Banach spaces
The original accent of the Presenter, noted in the concluding remarks of the conference, may still be present in his written version.
What collisional debris can tell us about galaxies
In spite of Andrei’s opinion, I decided to adopt the term ”defrosting” anyway when Rocky dropped in my oﬃce and, with a very strong Chicago-Maﬁa accent, asked me how would I have translated the expression ”I break your legs” in italian b .
What is found upon defrosting the Universe after inflation
In later works the accent has shifted to incorporate the heavy quark expansion and calculate the Isgur-Wise functions instead of the form factors themselves.
QCD Sum Rules for Heavy Flavors
More generally, any quantity associated with ˘U will have a ˘ accent to distinguish it from the corresponding quantity associated with U .
Stability for the inverse resonance problem for the CMV operator