As a writer it’s important I have a large vocabulary, so I am reading through the dictionary. In an effort to keep me accountable, I will post my favorite words from each dictionary page. Definitions come from Webster’s New World Dictionary of American English, Third College Edition, 1988.
a capricio: Musical direction meaning “at pleasure; at whatever tempo and with whatever expression the performer likes.”
This is how I usually sing or play, much to the listener’s chagrin.
accede 1 to enter upon the duties (of an office); attain (to) 2 to give assent; give in; agree (to) 3 to become a party (to a treaty) between nations
accentuate 1 to pronounce or mark with an accent or stress 2 to emphasize; heighten the effect of
Like Bing Crosby says you gotta “Accentuate the Positive and eliminate the negative.”