Example sentences for: accented

How can you use “accented” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The paucity of books in his native St. Lucia led, paradoxically, to an excellent literary education grounded in the heavily accented rhythms of Shakespeare, the Anglican hymnal, and the King James Bible.

  • He began acting in Berlin and regional theaters, developing a reputation for savagely accented classical performances and electrifying one-man shows.

  • The drums, usually so central to jazz, are for the most part rendered useless by the intricately accented horn charts within the 19-piece ensemble sound.

  • The only problem is that he's come to power at the dawn of a confusing new era, when globalization is blurring national boundaries and the world is more vulnerable than ever before to random, heavily accented terrorist villains.

  • Williams, who had played on landmark sessions with reedmen Eric Dolphy and Jacky McLean, accented the backbeat in the drums and played just a little above everyone else, creating a polyrhythmic, vaguely African template for his band mates.

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