emphasis

[ em-fuh-sis ]SEE DEFINITION OF emphasis

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPHASIS

There was profound conviction in the emphasis with which she spoke her warning.

In the man's emphasis the girl realized at last the inefficacy of her efforts to combat his will.

She was only remarkable in this, for the force and emphasis with which she did it.

He spoke it with emphasis, and struck his stick on the floor.

"Oh, no—that I am not," said the boy, with a very expressive smile and emphasis.

His chums looked at him, wondering at the emphasis he put in his words.

Gaspare's emphasis seemed to imply where they were just then standing.

His emphasis conveyed to the others how much he disliked the thought.

She recalled the emphasis with which Eugene had told them to be on their guard against Aristide.

The emphasis of facts and persons in my thought has nothing to do with time.

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