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used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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to emphasize or draw attention to — possibly to emphasize by increasing
  • She had a cloud of curly dark hair which was so sternly repressed beneath its net that no vagrant tendrils escaped, and this dark mass, with its long widow's peak, accentuated the heart shape of her face.
    1.6 (25% in)
  • She did not want to display her condition in this poorly fitting black dress which accentuated rather than hid her figure.
    4.39 (7% in)

There are no more uses of "accentuate" in Gone with the Wind.

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