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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPHASIZE

As though she had meant by wearing it to emphasize her belief in her lover.

This was no time for him to ask me such a question, especially to emphasize the "you."

Suddenly she leant forward upon the table as though to emphasize what she had to say.

The discovery seemed only to emphasize the helplessness of his predicament.

This physiology, we may emphasize, is not derived from an investigation of human anatomy.

I emphasize "near her house" because that means familiar ground.

We'd like to emphasize that it was said that nothing but this falling substance was visible in the sky.

I emphasize this point because the opposite is the accepted opinion.

He did not emphasize its qualities to her; rather, he distracted her attention from the desolation.

There are many little incidents which he relates that emphasize this.

WORD ORIGIN

1828, from emphasis + -ize. Related: Emphasized; emphasizing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EMPHASIZE

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