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They bore the earmarks of prisons, which were further accentuated by the armed guards who squatted on low benches without, or patrolled the short beach lines.
The fire had died down to a little heap of glowing embers, which accentuated rather than relieved the darkness that shrouded the interior of the evil-smelling dwelling, yet the trained senses of the ape-man warned him of another presence creeping almost silently toward him through the gloom.
The guard still had the smile on his face with which he accompanied and as it were accentuated his tale, when footsteps and a jingling of spurs were heard ascending the stair-case.
The firelight shone upon her animated features and sparkling eyes; it accentuated the graceful motions of her gesturing arms and hands; it sparkled from her white teeth and from her golden ornaments, and glistened on the smooth firmness of her perfect skin.
The versatility of this car is accentuated by the fact that the front passenger seat can be folded flat to accommodate a long load.
He accentuated the role of local authorities in this process and placed a special emphasis on adaption of buildings to the needs of people with disabilities.
The turmoil of political history, Scotland's previous time as an English province, and the revived fervor of Calvinist religion in the Scottish Church accentuated the internal conflict.
Due to the nature of the collection--a private collection of twentieth-century and contemporary art, mostly paintings--the interiors, it is claimed, will have an almost domestic quality in contrast to the building's more civic exterior; a simple elongated form with an accentuated 'head' that marks the corner of Theresien and Turkenstrasse.
As a result, today's homeowner is coordinating lamps and fixtures by room to create a vignette that is accentuated by lighting.
It also means more rapid and accentuated shifts between market sectors and regional markets, as indeed is the case.
But their brevity accentuated variety rather than depth and development, and a full understanding of a dance's meaning was often lost in the editing.
Gosham's narration is nicely accentuated and realistic.