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accentuate
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
to emphasize or draw attention to — possibly to emphasize by increasing
  • She was a slender, small-breasted girl, with an erect carriage, which she accentuated by throwing her body backward at the shoulders like a young cadet.
    p. 11.1

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