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synonyms for underlining

  • accentuate
  • highlight
  • indicate
  • point up
  • stress
  • underscore
  • bracket
  • caption
  • feature
  • italicize
  • rule
  • call attention to
  • check off
  • draw attention to
  • give emphasis
  • interlineate
  • play up
  • point to
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How to use underlining in a sentence

If the language is not forcible enough to convey your ideas, you will not make it better by underlining it.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The prince took up the pamphlet which he had been busy underlining with red and blue pencil.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
But if double underlining is allowable only on this ground, general rules are obviously of no use.
"STOPS"PAUL ALLARDYCE
These are marked by light underlining and a title attribute which can be accessed by hovering with the mouse.
AN ANALYSIS OF THE LEVER ESCAPEMENTH. R. PLAYTNER
He wore a long gray overcoat with a red underlining, and yellow stripes on his trousers.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
He had read Dorian Gray the whole of the evening before, underlining appropriate aphorisms.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
He understood this method of correspondence, which consisted in underlining words which, placed together, made sense.
THE REGENT'S DAUGHTERALEXANDRE DUMAS (PERE)
I'm not going to try, and you are to consider all I say as merely a sort of underlining to what you already know.
THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
Varvara Petrovna read this first letter greedily, and underlining in pencil the exclamation: "Where are they both?"
THE POSSESSEDFYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
Less obvious errors are marked with red dotted underlining; hover your mouse over the text to see a Transcriber's Note.
NOVANGLUS, AND MASSACHUSETTENSISJOHN ADAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERLINING

  • accents
  • accentuation
  • attentions
  • decidednesses
  • forces
  • headlines
  • highlights
  • impressiveness
  • insistence
  • intensities
  • moments
  • positivenesses
  • powers
  • preeminence
  • priorities
  • significances
  • strengths
  • stresses
  • underlinings
  • underscorings
  • weights
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