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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPHASIZING

Then, he bethought himself of a subtle form of rebuke by emphasizing his generosity.

"My child is not for a man like you," Hermione said, emphasizing the first word.

To prove my sincerity I desire to help you win her love, emphasizing her.

"The trouble is right here," said the judge, emphasizing with blunt forefinger.

There's highlighting and emphasizing selected perceptics and such.

He talked rapidly and nervously, emphasizing with his cigar.

"Yes, he was working here," answered Mullins, emphasizing the past tense.

I replied, emphasizing the sentence with a kiss on her hand.

I said, slowly, emphasizing every word with a noiseless blow on the table.

"All the more necessary is it," replied the burgomaster, emphasizing his words.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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