There are many words in the English Language with similar spelling (or) pronunciation but having different meanings.
Here, accent and ascent form a pair of Confusing Words. Let’s move on to find out the difference between the two.
✻ a significant tone given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase
✻ a mark used as a superscript to indicate the first derivative of a variable
✻ a distinctive manner of oral expression
✻ an upward motion
✻ to advance (or) to upgrade
✻ act of changing location in an upward direction
Learning English is full of confusion. As you study, You will come across many such differences.
I believe the above explanation helped you understand the difference between the two words perfectly well. Keep Learning!!