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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPHASIZED

"You see, Mr. Irwin, she would swear to that," emphasized Mary.

The importance of bulk in foods cannot be emphasized too much.

He noted the well-gloved hand with which she emphasized some point in her talk.

Or had Gaspare emphasized that by further directions when alone with Ruffo?

Now the bigness only emphasized the dreariness and desolation.

It emphasized the difference in our ages—and that difference needed no emphasis.

Mrs. Garth emphasized her sentiment with a gentle prod of her son's breast.

What words must be emphasized to show the surprise of the challenged guard?

Babberly had emphasized the same statement with all the violence possible.

The last words were spoken in a whisper, emphasized into almost a hiss.

WORD ORIGIN

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