abyss → accent abyss (a very deep or seemingly bottomless hole in the ground): He looked down into the abyss before deciding to jump.
abyss (a situation that brings trouble or destruction): She was standing on the edge of an abyss.
accede (agree to a request or a demand): So far, they refuse to accede to any of the hijackers’ demands.
accelerate (make to happen more quickly, speed up): The country should accelerate the economic growth.
accent (a greater stress or force): In the word “success” the accent is on the last syllable.