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synonyms for underscores

  • accentuate
  • highlight
  • indicate
  • mark
  • stress
  • accent
  • caption
  • feature
  • italicize
  • call attention to
  • draw attention to
  • give emphasis
  • point to
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How to use underscores in a sentence

In edition 11, underscores are used to denote words and phrases italicized for emphasis.
THIS SIDE OF PARADISEF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
This latter theme, with the motive of Fate, underscores the earlier portions of the dialogue between Golaud and Mélisande.
DEBUSSY'S PELLAS ET MLISANDELAWRENCE GILMAN
When the editor underscores a word, the Chinese compositor charges $9 extra for italicizing it.
REMARKSBILL NYE
Continued underscores indicate intentional gaps in sentence.
THE I.W.W.PAUL FREDERICK BRISSENDEN
Sole in the violent welter of those sheets it had no underscores nor any exclamations.
THIS FREEDOMA. S. M. HUTCHINSON
Italicized text is represented in the etext with underscores thusly.
LATTER-DAY PAMPHLETSTHOMAS CARLYLE
The sad situation of the smaller and much less industrialized Monocacy in the same summer underscores the point.
THE NATION'S RIVERUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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