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Many Americans move to places that de-emphasize the particularities of their local community.

The pictures of Gilkes emphasize, quite rightly and inevitably, his classic good looks.

Sharpton would later emphasize to The Daily Beast that he neither possesses nor desires such power.

In 2014, it appears, the key to winning in a swing state is to avoid talking about issues and emphasize pig castration.

And as if to emphasize their accounts, in early afternoon a U.S. airstrike hit a building in the middle of Kobani.

I have wanted him to do it absolutely on his own, and I could not emphasize this better than by coming right away to Mudros.

The centenary of Petrarch celebrated at Avignon in 1874 tended to emphasize the importance and the glory of the new literature.

Wherefore Bud had deliberately done what he could do to stimulate and emphasize both the surprise and the gratification.

It is only necessary to take all these things for granted, and emphasize certain other things which are peculiar to the sea.

In an ordinary light it is only a few broad planes of value and color without an accent object to emphasize or centre on.


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On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to emphasize, such as: accentuate, affirm, assert, highlight, indicate, and maintain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.