emphasizes

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Emphasize \Em"pha*size\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Emphasized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Emphasizing}.] To utter or pronounce with a particular stress of voice; to make emphatic; as, to emphasize a word or a phrase.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

emphasize

verb

1: to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet" [syn: {stress}, {emphasize}, {emphasise}, {punctuate}, {accent}, {accentuate}]

2: give extra weight to (a communication); "Her gesture emphasized her words" [syn: {underscore}, {underline}, {emphasize}, {emphasise}]


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