What does accentuate mean?
The definition of accentuate
Ac*cen”tu*ate, v. t.
[imp. & p. p. Accentuated; p. pr. & vb. n.Accentuating.]
Etym: [LL. accentuatus, p. p. of accentuare, fr. L. accentus: cf. F. accentuer.]

1 To pronounce with an accent or with accents.
2 To bring out distinctly; to make prominent; to emphasize. In Bosnia, the struggle between East and West was even more accentuated. London Times.
3 To mark with the written accent.