emphasize

Part of speech: verb

To articulate with special force; make distinct or impressive.

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Usage examples "emphasize":

  1. I shall produce three of them here in order to emphasize that precious thing which George Sand loved to impart, and which she had the gift of imparting, namely, joy, the spontaneous joyousness of her own nature. - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
  2. The elder never neglected an opportunity to emphasize Linda's selfishness or make her personality seem ridiculous. - "Linda Condon", Joseph Hergesheimer.
  3. A peculiarity of the north is that the sounds seem only to emphasize the silence and loneliness. - "Seeds of Pine", Janey Canuck.