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Rule "accentuate"

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Description: accentuate
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: Replace with stress or emphasize.
Category: Plain English (ID: PLAIN_ENGLISH)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The harsh light accentuated the ruggedness of the landscape.
    Correction suggestion: stress, emphasize
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The harsh light emphasized the ruggedness of the landscape.
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Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2023-12-04 20:52:26 +0000)