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Accentual

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Adjective

1. accentual

of or pertaining to accent or stress

2. accentual

(of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity

Example Sentences:
'accentual poetry is based on the number of stresses in a line'
'accentual rhythm'

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Accentual

see synonyms of accentual
adjective
1. 
of, relating to, or having accents; rhythmic
2. prosody
of or relating to verse based on the number of stresses in a line rather than on the number of syllables
Compare quantitative (sense 3)

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Accentual

see synonyms of accentual
adjective
1. 
of or having to do with accent
2. 
having rhythm based on stress rather than on the number of syllables or length of sounds, as some poetry

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Accentual

see synonyms of accentual
adj.
1. Of or relating to accent.
2. Based on stress accents: accentual rhythm; accentual verse.

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