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synonyms for emphasizes

  • accentuate
  • affirm
  • assert
  • highlight
  • indicate
  • maintain
  • point out
  • reiterate
  • repeat
  • underline
  • underscore
  • accent
  • articulate
  • charge
  • dramatize
  • enlarge
  • enunciate
  • headline
  • hit
  • impress
  • italicize
  • mark
  • pinpoint
  • press
  • pronounce
  • punctuate
  • spotlight
  • weight
  • bear down
  • dwell on
  • insist on
  • labor the point
  • limelight
  • make a point
  • make clear
  • make emphatic
  • make much of
  • play up
  • point up
  • put accent on
  • rub in
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antonyms for emphasizes

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  • deny
  • lose
  • mumble
  • depreciate
  • forget
  • ignore
  • play down
  • understate
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How to use emphasizes in a sentence

In the description of “The House of Usher,” position emphasizes the barely perceptible fissure.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Each sentence emphasizes “the sombre aspect of external nature.”
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The latter arrangement emphasizes the conclusion much more than the former; at the same time it subordinates the condition.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Forcing the subject toward the position usually occupied by the predicate emphasizes the subject.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Moving a part of a sentence from this general order 218 usually emphasizes it.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
I quote the first paragraph of this introduction because it emphasizes this.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
He emphasizes that there is found an expression of racial feelings, built up from many sources.
THE SEX WORSHIP AND SYMBOLISM OF PRIMITIVE RACESSANGER BROWN, II
Over the roofs and through the great trees that rise up behind them flows a greyness that emphasizes the quiet of the hour.
THE SAXONSEDWIN DAVIES SCHOONMAKER
The reader who emphasizes accidents will himself grow weary of his monologue in a short time and not know the reason.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
The story of Grasshopper Green is full of lively humor and emphasizes the virtues of kindness and generosity without moralizing.
GRASSHOPPER GREEN AND THE MEADOW MICEJOHN RAE
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